Professional Experience

Chris Mumford has been practicing law for more than 40 years. His varied legal experience includes representing clients in the following legal services areas:

Real Estate

  • Purchase, sale or lease of residential and commercial properties
  • Leases, contracts and options
  • Financing arrangements, including mortgages
  • Mortgage foreclosures
  • Representation of municipalities
  • Construction contracts
  • Homeowners Associations and condominiums
  • Subdivision and land development

Business Matters

  • Guidance for routine business matters
  • Forming new organizations, such as
    • Corporations
    • Limited liability companies
    • Sole proprietors
  • Purchases and sales of businesses
  • Employment contracts and non-competition agreements
  • Not for profit corporations
  • Commercial lending transactions

Estates, Trusts and Elder Law

  • Wills
  • Durable Powers of Attorneys
  • Health Care Proxies and Living Wills
  • Revocable “Living” Trusts
  • Irrevocable “Medicaid” Trusts
  • Estate probate and administration
  • Trust Administration
  • Insurance trusts
  • Guardianships for the incapacitated
  • Supplemental Needs Trust for the disabled
  • Charitable gifts, bequests and trusts
  • Medicaid and long-term health care planning
  • Trusts for children and grandchildren

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Monroe County Bar Association

  • Wayne County Bar Association

  • New York State Bar Association

Education

  • Albany Law School of Union University (J.D., 1967)
  • University of Vermont (B.S., 1963)

Admissions

  • New York State Courts
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York

Personal

Chris resides in Brighton with his wife. He has two grown children and four grandchildren. He enjoys walking, reading and an occasional game of golf.