Sue S. Gardner

Partner

Ms. Gardner is a Partner with the Firm. Ms. Gardner practices exclusively in the areas of estate planning, wills, trusts and estate and probate administration. Ms. Gardner is a member and former director (1989-1982) of the Erie County Bar Association, and was chair of its Committee on Surrogate’s Practice (1987 to 1989). Ms. Gardner is also a member of the New York State Bar Association and the New York State Women’s Bar Association.

Ms. Gardner is a graduate of Smith College and of the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School (1976). She is a member of the SUNYAB Law School’s Dean’s Advisory Council and is also a member of the Estate Analysts of Western New York. Since 1991, Ms. Gardner was a Trustee of the New York State Interest on Lawyers Accounts Fund, appointed by Chief Judge Judith Kaye, until December 31, 2009. In 1989, Ms. Gardner was elected a Fellow of the American College of Trusts and Estates.

Academic Background

  • State University of New York at Buffalo Law School (1976)
  • Smith College
Contact Information

Phone: 716-845-6000 ext. 206
sgardner@kavinokycook.com
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