The Attorneys at Kall & Reilly, LLP in Syracuse, NY

Professional Profiles
Sheldon G. Kall
sheldon G. Kall - Business Law Attorney in Syracuse NY
Sheldon G. Kall is a lifelong resident of Central New York.
He received a degree in 1957 from LeMoyne College, majoring in Accounting, and a Law Degree in 1960 from Syracuse University College of Law.
After graduation he worked for various Public Accounting Firms, and was licensed in 1962 as a Certified Public Accountant.
Opening a Law/Accounting firm in 1962 was the beginning of a long and successful practice. The firm focused on Business matters, Taxation, Corporations, Creditor's Rights, Real Estate, Estates, Trusts, Bankruptcy and, later, Medicaid Issues.
He was an adjunct teacher at Onondaga Community College, and Auburn Community College, teaching Business Law and Accounting courses.
Sheldon G. Kall is admitted to practice in the Courts of State of New York, U.S. District Court (Northern and Western, New York) as well as the U.S. Tax Court.
He has recently been appointed as a trustee of several charitable trusts, which trusts operate in Central New York, helping the trusts in management of assets, and the grant process.
Being a senior (by age) attorney, Mr. Kall has and does represent many seniors planning for retirement, and transferring businesses to the next generation, in a tax cost effective manner.
Richard G. Reilly, Jr.
Richard G. Reilly, Jr. - Collaborative Law Attorney in Syracuse NY
Richard G. Reilly, Jr. received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Political Science in 1977 from Canisius College and his Juris Doctor from St. Louis University School of Law in 1980.
In 1980, he joined Sheldon G. Kall in his practice, and they later formed Kall and Reilly, LLP.
Mr. Reilly has concentrated his practice in Bankruptcy, Matrimonial and Family Law, Collaborative Law, Real Estate, Estate and Taxation.
He is a seasoned and skilled attorney, knowledgeable in all areas of Bankruptcy Law including Chapter 7 and 13 and Adversary Proceedings. He is experienced in developing plans that put his clients in an improved position at the conclusion of their cases.
He has been very successful representing his family law clients. Mr. Reilly is accomplished in all areas of Family Law, including Separation Agreements, Divorce, Custody, Parenting Time, Support, Adoption, Post Judgment matters and Qualified Domestic Relation Orders.
He is able to offer his expertise to his clients as an attorney representing one spouse (including collaboratively where both parties sign an agreement that neither spouse's lawyer will appear in Court) to reach a mutual agreement of separation.
He is well versed and adept in Real Estate matters and has represented many buyers, sellers and lenders at closing. He is also examining counsel for two title insurance companies.
Mr. Reilly is admitted to practice in the Courts of the State of New York, US District Court - Northern and Western New York and the US Tax Court.
Although based in Syracuse, New York, Kall and Reilly, LLP maintains an office in Red Creek, New York, and represents clients throughout Central New York including Onondaga, Wayne, Cayuga, Oswego, Madison, Jefferson, Oneida, Cortland and Seneca Counties.
Rick is committed to his community, and is a past President of Community Aquatic Program at Onondaga Community College and past Board Member of Jowonio School. For many years he has coached a variety of sports for Special Olympics, and continues to be actively involved. He enjoys distance running, and has completed two marathons to date. He is also an avid hiker and backpacker who has hiked all 46 Adirondack High Peaks with his family.
Nancy L. Giardina
Nancy Giardina - Family Law Attorney Syracuse NY
Nancy has practiced matrimonial and family law for over eighteen years. She is committed to resolving her clients' matters as quickly and cost-effectively as possible, while achieving the best possible solution. At the initial consultation, Nancy will discuss options on how to resolve the client's legal matters, including collaboration, commencing litigation, or attempting informal negotiation. Nancy represents clients through each of those methods. Nancy believes strongly that the collaborative process is ideal for resolving the important, emotionally charged and very private issues involved in a divorce, custody or child support matter.
In addition to her family law practice, Nancy is experienced in the areas of real estate, wills and trusts, bankruptcy and traffic matters. Nancy is skilled in helping her clients navigate through emotionally difficult legal experiences.
  • J.D., Syracuse University, 1994
  • B.S., Syracuse University, 1987
New York
  • United States District Court, Northern District of New York