100 Years Of Legal Expertise Our Team With a combined 200+ years of experience, our attorneys bring knowledge, compassion and experience to each transaction.

Senior Attorney

Robert E. Barry

rebarry@nullboylefirm.com

Mr. Barry’s notable legal experience extends across several areas of practice; he assists businesses with a wide range of legal issues including entity formation, business and succession planning, restructuring, mergers, and acquisitions. Bob also assists clients with commercial and residential real estate transactions. Bob’s practice also includes mortgage foreclosures and wills, trusts and estate administration. He received his Juris Doctor from Syracuse University College of Law in 1976 and has been practicing law in New York since.

Bar Admissions

  • New York – 1977
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York - 1977

Education

  • J.D. (cum laude), Syracuse University College of Law - 1976
  • B.A., Middlebury College - 1973

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial and Loan transactions
  • Forming, Structuring and Dissolving Business Entities
  • Commercial Real Estate Development
  • Agricultural and Residential Real estate
  • Mortgage Foreclosures
  • Wills, Trusts and Estate Administration

Professional Associations and Organizations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Cayuga County Bar Association
  • N.Y. Attorney Grievance Committee, 7th Judicial District
  • YMCA-WEIU
  • Cayuga Home for Children, Inc.
  • Merry Go Round Playhouse, Inc. (Trustee)
  • United Way of Auburn & Cayuga County Volunteer

Principal Attorney

Robert K. Bergan

rkbergan@nullboylefirm.com

Robert K. Bergan has considerable knowledge and experience in representing many farm families throughout Cayuga County. Bob’s practice mainly consists of real estate and agricultural law however he also provides advice and counsel for estate planning and administration. Bob also has an extensive background in representing clients with matters including but not limited to citizenship and immigration. Mr. Bergan earned his Juris Doctor from Franklin Pierce Law Center in 1980.

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts - 1980
  • New York - 1982

Education

  • J.D., Franklin Pierce Law Center - 1980
  • B.A., State University of New York at Oswego - 1975

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate
  • Agricultural Law
  • Immigration
  • Wills, Trusts and Estate Administration

Professional Associations and Organizations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Cayuga County Bar Association
  • Auburn Memorial Hospital, Trustee (President 2006-2008)
  • Auburn City Council Member (1994-1997)
  • Auburn City Court Acting City Court Judge (1989-1990)

Senior Attorney

Charles H. Lynch, Jr.

chlynch@nullboylefirm.com

For more than 40 years, Charles H. Lynch, Jr. has delivered excellent legal representation to businesses and individuals throughout Cayuga County. His practice concentrates primarily on wills, trusts and estate administration in both New York and Florida as well as real estate matters including all types of residential and commercial business transactions. He received his Juris Doctor from Syracuse University College of Law in 1973 and has been practicing law in New York since 1974 and Florida since 1978.

Bar Admissions

  • New York - 1974
  • Florida - 1978
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York - 1974
  • U.S. Tax Court - 1976
  • U.S. Supreme Court - 1984

Education

  • J.D., Syracuse University College of Law - 1973
  • A.B., College of the Holy Cross - 1970

Areas of Practice

  • Wills, Trusts and Estate Administration
  • Commercial and Residential Real Estate
  • Business Planning and Formation

Professional Associations and Organizations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar
  • Cayuga County Bar Association (President 1999-2000)
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Leo A. Pinckney Scholarship Fund
  • New York-Pennsylvania Professional Baseball League (General Counsel 1984-1994)
  • Auburn Community Non-Profit Baseball Association, Inc. (Director 1995-2007)
  • United Way of Auburn & Cayuga County Volunteer

Principal Attorney

Michael D. Quill, Jr.

mdquill@nullboylefirm.com

Michael D. Quill, Jr. received his Juris Doctor Degree from the Syracuse University College of Law in 2014 having returned to college and law school after a fifteen-year career as a police officer, which included eleven years with the North Syracuse Police Department. He is a native of Auburn, New York. Mike joined Boyle & Anderson, P.C. as an Associate Attorney in December 2014.

Bar Admissions

  • New York – 2015
  • US District Court for the Northern District of New York - 2015

Education

  • J.D. (cum laude), Syracuse University College of Law - 2014
  • B.S., Syracuse University, Whitman School of Management - Entrepreneurship & Emerging Enterprises - 2010

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial, Residential and Agricultural Real Estate
  • Business Entity Formation, Planning and Advising
  • Banking Law
  • Elder Law, Medicaid Planning and Asset Preservation
  • Wills, Trusts and Estate Administration

Professional Associations and Organizations

  • Cayuga County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • United Way of Cayuga County, Board of Directors since 2017
  • Seward House Museum, Board of Trustees since 2019

Principal Attorney

David G. Tehan

dgtehan@nullboylefirm.com

David G. Tehan joined the Boyle & Anderson, P.C. team in 2017 with over twenty years of experience. He assists clients with estate planning, asset preservation and Medicaid planning, residential and commercial real estate and business and succession planning. David received his Juris Doctor from the University of Akron in 1996, having graduated from Providence College in 1992 with a B.A. in History with a Business Studies Minor. He has a strong commitment to the community, representing and board service with several local not for profit organizations.

Bar Admissions

  • New York – 1997
  • US District Court for the Northern District of New York – 2000

Education

  • J.D., University of Akron School of Law – 1996
  • B.A., Providence College – 1992

Areas of Practice

  • Residential & Commercial Real Estate
  • Wills, Trusts, and Estates
  • Elder Law & Medicaid Planning
  • Business Planning and Formation
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Contracts

Professional Associations and Organizations

  • New York State Bar Association; Elder Law Section
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Cayuga County Bar Association
  • Auburn YMCA, Board of Directors (Chair 2018-20)
  • The REV Theatre Company, Board of Directors
  • Matthew House Board of Directors (2012-19)
  • Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce (2009-15)
  • Cayuga Economic Development Agency (2014-15)

Associate Attorney

Trevor Y. Hinman

Trevor Y. Hinman received his Juris Doctor from Syracuse University, College of Law in 2019 after graduating from Susquehanna University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. While attending Syracuse University Trevor participated in the Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic and assisted taxpayers who had controversies with the Internal Revenue Service. In June 2018, Trevor joined Boyle & Anderson as a law clerk and was hired as an Associate Attorney in June 2020.

Bar Admissions

  • New York – 2020

Education

  • J.D., Syracuse University College of Law - 2019
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Susquehanna University - 2015

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate
  • Elder Law, Medicaid Planning, and Asset Preservation
  • Wills, Trusts, and Estate Administration
  • Guardianships and Adoptions

Associate Attorney

Christopher J. Babiarz

Christopher J. Babiarz received his Juris Doctor from Albany Law School in 2017 after graduating from SUNY Albany with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy. While attending Albany Law School, Christopher served as the Managing Editor for Business and Production for the Government Law Review. Upon graduating, he returned to his hometown of Auburn. In 2018 he joined Littman & Babiarz, with a focus on personal injury litigation, and Workers’ Compensation. In April 2021, Christopher joined Boyle & Anderson as an Associate Attorney.

Bar Admissions

  • New York - 2018

Education

  • J.D., Albany Law School - 2017
  • Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, SUNY Albany - 2014

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial and Residential Real Estate
  • Agricultural Real Estate and Business Planning
  • Business Entity Formation, Planning and Advising
  • Wills, Trusts, and Estate Administration

Our Staff

Receptionist

Lauren C. Cuipylo

receptionist@nullboylefirm.com

Lauren supports attorneys in the firm who specialize in Real Estate. She has been a member of the Boyle & Anderson, P. C. team since February 2020. She lives in Sennett with her family. Lauren enjoys music and spending time outdoors.

Education

Cayuga Community College- A.S. in Mathematics and Science (2019)

Legal Assistant

Marsha J. Durbin

mjdurbin@nullboylefirm.com

Marsha supports attorneys in the firm who specialize in Commercial and Residential Real Estate, Foreclosures and Business Formations. She joined the Boyle & Anderson, P.C. team in 1985. Marsha lives with her husband in Moravia and is an ABC Certified Dog Trainer.

Education

Tompkins County Community College – A.A.S. in Secretarial Science

Legal Assistant

Dawn M. Hansen

dmhansen@nullboylefirm.com

Dawn supports attorneys who specialize in Adoptions, Immigration, Collections, Evictions, Foreclosures, Guardian Ad Litem, Income Executions, Liquor Licenses, Litigation, Name Change, Pre-Nuptial Agreements, Small Claims, Teamsters and Vehicle and Traffic. Dawn joined the Boyle & Anderson, P.C. team in 2004. She lives in Auburn with her family.

Education

Licensed Practical Nurse from BOCES (1994)

Certified Paralegal

Nicole M. Heath

nicoleh@nullboylefirm.com

Nicole supports attorneys in the firm who specialize in residential Real Estate. Nicole joined the Boyle & Anderson, P.C. team in February 2021 with eight years of legal assistant experience. Nicole lives in Weedsport with her family.

Education

Syracuse University – B.A. in Legal Studies
Certificate in Paralegal Studies

Certified Paralegal

Angela M. Kneaskern

amkneaskern@nullboylefirm.com

Angela supports attorneys in the firm who specialize in Estate Planning and Administration. Prior to joining Boyle & Anderson, P.C. in May 2017 Angela worked as a real estate paralegal. Angela lives with her husband in Cayuga and enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Education

Bryant & Stratton College – Paralegal Program
Cayuga Community College – A.A.S.

Legal Assistant

Katie M. Liccion

kmliccion@nullboylefirm.com

Katie supports attorneys in the firm who specialize in Estate Planning and Administration. With more than 20 years of experience in corporate business she joined the Boyle & Anderson, P.C. team in February 2020. Katie lives with her husband in Auburn and is a proud grandmother.

Legal Assistant

Katie M. McCarthy

kmmcarthy@nullboylefirm.com

Katie is responsible for greeting clients, handling front office reception and supporting the legal staff. She joined the Boyle & Anderson, P.C. team in April 2016. Katie lives in Elbridge with her husband and sons and is secretary for the school PTO.

Education

Cayuga Community College – A.S. in Telecommunications
College at Brockport – B.A. in Journalism

Legal Assistant

Sheila M. O’Connor

so’connor@nullboylefirm.com

Sheila supports attorneys in the firm who specialize in Estate Planning and Administration. She joined the Boyle & Anderson, P.C. team in November 2010. Prior to becoming a legal assistant, Sheila worked in the marketing field which has served her well as she handles various marketing tasks and projects for the firm. Sheila lives in Weedsport with her family.

Education

Marist College – B.A. in Communications

Legal Assistant

Alison J. Rudick

ajrudick@nullboylefirm.com

Ali supports attorneys in the firm who specialize in Medicaid planning. She assists with all phases of the process from helping clients collect documentation to filling out and submitting the application. Prior to her current position, Ali joined the Boyle & Anderson, P.C. team in 2013 as the receptionist. Ali lives in Weedsport with her family and is an active member of the Weedsport APT, Town of Brutus Recreation Committee, Weedsport Sports Boosters and Weedsport Free Library.

How can we help you?

Give us a call at 315-253-0326 or email us at info@nullboylefirm.com.