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John M. Crane

About me

John has been a NYS licensed attorney since 1997.  John's practice is focused on residential and commercial real estate transactions, as well as helping a family after the death of a loved one to navigate the surrogate's court in probate and administration proceedings.  In addition to being an attorney, John M. Crane, Esq. is a former adjunct professor at Westchester Community College, as well as a former Village Trustee in the Village of Port Chester, where he was twice elected, the second time as the highest vote getter of all candidates!


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 70%
    19 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. Probate: 20%
    19 years
  3. Litigation: 5%
    19 years
  4. Foreclosure: 5%
    19 years



Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

John M. Crane, Esq.

295 Madison Avenue, 12th Floor
New York, NY, 10017

John M. Crane, Esq.

342 North Main Street
Port Chester, NY, 10573-3307

John M. Crane, Esq.

61-43 186 Street,
Suite 573
Queens, NY, 11365



NYCurrently registered 199703/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerJohn M. Crane, P.C.1999 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorWestchester Community College2002 - 2005
Village TrusteeVillage of Port Chester2002 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2008 - Present
Westchester County Bar AssociationN/A2006 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationN/A1997 - 2005
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Kolodzinski v. Frito LayConfidential Settlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
JD SupraChoosing the Right Mortgage Loan2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pace University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
City University of New York, Lehman CollegeLiberal ArtsBA - Bachelor of Arts1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Top Complications in BankruptcyEthical Considerations2013
Consumer Bankruptcy: The Basics of Chapters 7 and 13Ethical Obligations For Debtor's Counsel2011