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Areas of Practice



Practice areas in which we represent clients include:

Residential and Commercial Real Estate

Wills and Trusts

Estate Administration

Medicaid Planning

Municipal Law, Planning and Zoning Boards, Rezoning

Elder Law and Estate Planning

Business Formation – corporations, Limited Liability companies, partnerships, buy-sell agreements, operating agreements

Criminal Defense

Real Estate Development



If you are looking for outstanding, trustworthy, legal representation, contact us today.

About Kennedy & Schum Attorneys at Law


For almost 70 years Kennedy and Schum attorneys at law has been providing clients in Spencerport, New York and throughout the surrounding communities with the highest quality representation in all areas of legal practice.

Kennedy & Schum Attorneys at Law is a knowledgeable and respected law firm that is an authority on all elements of estate planning and real estate law. No matter what your situation may be, we will work one-on-one with you to develop a personalized plan that fits your needs and goals. We know how difficult it can be to handle these matters, and that's why we are always available for help and consultation, taking the hassle right out of the equation.

Real Estate

Kennedy and Schum has developed a strong presence in the residential and commercial real estate field with a dedicated staff and a one on one attorney-client relationship throughout. You will find your real estate experience with Kennedy and Schum second to none, whether it’s a purchase or sale, refinance or new home construction. The experienced attorneys at Kennedy and Schum will guide you throughout the entire process to a pleasant and successful conclusion.

Purchase or sale of Business

Buying or selling a business or purchasing a commercial property – the firm of Kennedy and Schum will lend their years of experience in this area as well, addressing all your needs and expectations in the commercial real estate field.

Estate Planning

Also focusing on estates and estate planning, you can rely on the attorneys at Kennedy and Schum to create the right plan for you and your family. Whether you are in need of assistance with a will or trust, our law office has the knowledge and experience needed to assist you. We have demonstrated our ability to achieve success with our clients and seek to help every person that walks through our doors.

Elder Law

Elder Law and Medicaid Planning is another areas of practice in which our firm can deliver timely and expert advice to you and your loved ones. Proper planning in advance can preserve family assets while assuring that you and your loved ones receive the highest level of care. Being local, our office is both convenient and handicapped/wheelchair accessible.

Business Formation

Starting a business or in need of protecting your personal assets from business related claims, our attorneys can guide you through the process of corporate, LLC or partnership formation. From buy-sell agreements, to operating agreements, the full service firm of Kennedy and Schum is prepared to get you started quickly and efficiently.

These are just a few of the areas of practice that our firm excels in. Give us a call or schedule an appointment to discuss whatever your legal needs may be. You will be pleasantly surprised at the breadth and depth of knowledge that our firm can lend to your every legal need.

For exceptional representation and personal care, choose Kennedy and Schum, Attorneys at Law.

Our Team


Daniel G. Schum

  • Graduate Spencerport High School – 1965
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree – Economics, University of Notre Dame – 1969
  • Law Degree, Syracuse University of Law – 1972
  • United States Army Reserve Officer 1970 – 1980
  • Admitted to Practice Law – January 1973
  • Town Attorney, Town of Ogden – 1973 to present
  • Counsel Spencerport Volunteer Fireman's Association, Inc. and Spencerport Exempts 1973 – present
  • Member New York State and Monroe County Bar Associations

Carl A. Coapman

  • Graduate Brockport High School – 1979
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree – Public Policy Eisenhouse College of RIT – 1983
  • Law Degree – Thomas M. Cooly Law School – 1987
  • Admitted to Practice Law – January 1988
  • Member: American, New York State and Monroe County Bar Association
  • Town Justice – Town of Sweden 1997-2013

Maureen L. Werner

  • Graduate Hilton Central High School – 1983
  • Paralegal Diploma – National Academy for Paralegal Studies – 1994
  • Bachelor of Science Degree – Political Science/Pre-Law, SUNY Brockport – 2002
  • Juris Doctor – SUNY Buffalo Law School – 2014
  • Admitted to Practice Law – 2015
  • Town of Parma Planning Board Secretary – 1994 to present
  • Board Member – McCormick Place Condo Association – 2012 to present
  • Mary M. Gooley Hemophilia Center, Board Member – 2014 to present
  • Member New York State and Monroe County Bar Associations

Contact Us


We understand that when you're in need of legal assistance, you need representation you can rely on to be there for you. Kennedy & Schum Attorneys at Law offers the experience and dedication needed to represent you and your interests for the most favorable outcomes. If you have any questions or concerns about any of the legal services we offer, feel free to fill out the following information and someone will get in contact with you shortly.



Kennedy & Schum Attorneys at Law
43 Nichols St
Spencerport, NY 14559

Hours
Monday – Friday:
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Phone
(585) 352-0700