We are a three attorney, General Practice Law Firm with a focus in:
Among other matters.
John A. "Jack" Schuppenhauer - Attorney
Jack Schuppenhauer grew up in Shortsville, New York and is a graduate of Canandaigua Academy, Class of 1968. He went on to attend Ohio State University for his Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Political Science, and receiving his degree in 1972. He then completed his Masters in Public Administration, with honors, at Northeastern University in 1973 and continued on to law school, a graduate of Syracuse University College of Law. He received his Juris Doctor in 1976, with honors. Jack has been admitted to practice since 1977 and celebrated his 45th year as a practicing attorney in September 2022. Jack started The Schuppenhauer Law Firm, P.C. in October of 1981 and was the part-time Canandaigua City Court Judge for 24 years, from 1996 until December 18, 2020 when Jack had to retire due to reaching New York State's mandatory retirement age. Although the day that Jack had to hang up his robe for the last time was a sad day, he is now able to dedicate his entire focus to his law practice. Jack has been happily married for 37 years to his wonderful wife, Betsy, and they have two daughters - Erika and Hilary. He has lived in Canandaigua for the past 49 years. In his spare time, he enjoys golfing; volunteering for local, statewide and national charitable organizations and traveling.
Erika S. Schuppenhauer - Attorney
Erika, the eldest daughter of Jack and Betsy Schuppenhauer, grew up in Canandaigua and is a graduate of Canandaigua Academy, Class of 2005. She went on to attend Syracuse University, graduating from both the College of Arts and Sciences and the world renowned Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs with a double degree Bachelor of Arts in both Political Science and Policy Studies, with a Concentration in Society and the Legal System in 2009, with honors. Erika completed Law School at University at Buffalo School of Law, receiving her Juris Doctor in 2014. She has been admitted to practice since January of 2016 and eagerly joined the family practice in February of 2016. Erika recently bought her first home in Canandaigua, and is looking forward to making Canandaigua her forever home. In her free time, she enjoys renovating her home, spending time with family and friends, volunteering for local charitable organizations, traveling and spending time on beautiful Canandaigua Lake.
Daryn M. Loy - Attorney
Daryn grew up in Canandaigua and is a graduate of Canandaigua Academy, Class of 2013. She then went on to attend Nazareth College, graduating, with honors, with majors in Legal Studies and also in Environmental Science and Sustainability. Daryn also graduated with minors in Political Science, Biology, Communication and Rhetoric, and Environmental Studies. While at Nazareth, Daryn co-founded the Nazareth College Law Club. After attaining her Bachelors Degree, Daryn then went on to law school and received her Juris Doctor from University at Buffalo School of law in 2020. Daryn was admitted to practice in April of 2021, at which point she enthusiastically joined our firm as a practicing attorney. In her free time, Daryn enjoys boating, gardening and volunteering with charitable organizations in the community. We are so very lucky to have her as a permanent part of our team - finally!!! We are all so proud of all of her accomplishments thus far and we look forward to seeing what her future holds.
Joanne M. Bardun - Paralegal
Joanne grew up in Lakeville, New York and graduated from Livonia Senior High School. Currently, Joanne lives in South Bristol with her doting husband, Douglas. Joanne has a rich history as a paralegal and focuses her efforts primarily on real estate transactions. In addition to working as a Paralegal for our firm, Joanne works as an Associate Real Estate Broker with a local real estate firm, which makes her that much more knowledgeable when it comes to assisting our clients with their legal needs involving real property. In her spare time, Joanne enjoys spending time with her family, especially, her grandchildren - Onnolee, Zander and Zane. Painting, hiking and traveling with friends and family are her greatest joys. The Schuppenhauer Law Firm, PC has been fortunate enough to have her on our team for 24 wonderful years, and counting!
Kayla L. Flanders - Paralegal
Kayla grew up in Williamson, New York and attended Williamson Senior High School, graduating in 2010. She went on the attend SUNY Fredonia for her Bachelor's Degree, graduating, with honors, with a major in History in 2014. Kayla subsequently received her Paralegal Degree from Finger Lakes Community College in 2015. Kayla then decided to make the move to Palmyra in 2016 to be close to both family and friends. In her free time Kayla enjoys reading, cooking, spending time with family and friends, hiking, camping, and volunteering for local organizations. Kayla spent most of her career as a matrimonial paralegal, but in April of 2021 she made the switch to focusing in real estate when she joined our firm. We are thrilled Kayla has hopped on board with us and we can already tell Kayla is a mover and a shaker and excels at interpersonal relations. We are so excited to see the legacy she is going to create.
Tyler F. Lisk - Legal Assistant
Tyler grew up in Waterloo, New York and attended Waterloo High School, graduating at the top of her class in 2018. She then went on to attend Nazareth College, majoring in both Legal Studies and Psychology, graduating early, and with honors, in December of 2021. Tyler also spent a semester abroad studying in Italy. After completing college, she decided to move back to the beautiful Village of Waterloo where she grew up - back to where her roots were first planted. When Tyler is not working, she loves baking, spending time with her friends and family, and traveling. Tyler joined our Firm in August of 2022 and she is an absolute perfect fit for our Firm. She is hard working, energetic and always on top of her game. We are so beyond excited that Tyler joined our team, and we look forward to a successful future with Tyler as the face of our Firm.
Molly - Office Mascot
Molly is a 12 year old dachshund who recently came to us when her Mom passed away. She is a sweet little girl and always makes sure that things are running smoothly here at the Firm. Molly's favorite things are naps, lunchtime, rolling in the grass and chasing squirrels up trees.