Plattsburgh, New York

Thomas M. Murnane Esq.

Practice Areas:

Thomas Murnane practices in the areas of residential and commercial real estate, banking law, zoning and planning law, workers’ compensation law, criminal law, municipal law and general litigation. 

Mr. Murnane has extensive experience in all aspects of residential and commercial real estate. He has represented several lending institutions with respect to residential and commercial transactions and currently represents NBT Bank, Glens Falls National Bank, Wells Fargo Bank as well as other lenders. In addition, Mr. Murnane represents claimants, carriers, and third party administrators before the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board and has practiced before the Board for almost 30 years. 

Mr. Murnane is employed by several Towns and Villages to represent their respective Town and Village Boards, Zoning Boards of Appeals and Planning Boards. 

With his background as a former Clinton County Assistant District Attorney, Mr. Murnane also has experience in handling all types of traffic ticket matters and criminal cases.

Education & Experience:

Thomas Murnane received his Bachelor’s Degree from Siena College in 1982. Mr. Murnane subsequently received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Bridgeport School of Law in 1985. Mr. Murnane was a member of Phi Alpha Delta. 

As noted above, Mr. Murnane was Assistant District Attorney of Clinton County from 1990-1995.   

Mr. Murnane has represented the AuSable Acres Homeowners Association since 2013 and currently is the attorney for the Lake Country Village Homeowner’s Association.

Admitted to Practice:

State of Connecticut, 1986; State of New York, 1987; United States District Court, Northern District of New York and United States Tax Court, 1988.

Member of:

  • Clinton County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Professional Activities:

  • Town of Beekmantown Zoning Board of Appeals, 1989-1991, 1998-present
  • Town of Beekmantown Planning Board, 1989-present
  • Town of Schuyler Falls Zoning Board of Appeals, 1990-present
  • Town of Peru Planning Board, 1991-2014
  • Town of Peru Zoning Board of Appeals, 1991-2014
  • Village of Rouses Point, 1996-2013, 2014-present
  • Village of Rouses Point Zoning Board of Appeals, 1996-2013, 2014-present
  • Village of Rouses Point Planning Board, 1996-2013 2014-present
  • Town of Champlain Zoning Board of Appeals, 2001-present
  • Town of Champlain Planning Board, 2004-present
  • Village of Champlain, 2014-present
  • City of Plattsburgh Special Zoning Counsel, 1995-1996
  • Town of Mooers, 2014-present
  • Lake Country Village Homeowners Association, 2016-present
  • AuSable Acres Homeowners Association, 2013-present

Community Activities:

  • Trustee, Plattsburgh Public Library, 1988-2002
  • Member, Board of Directors, Clinton Community College Foundation, 1993-2001
  • Clinton County Bar Association, President, 2001-2002
  • Member, Board of Directors, Soccer United Girls Premier, 2006-2012
  • Member, Board of Directors, Plattsburgh Football Club, 2012-2014
  • Girls Modified Soccer Coach, Seton Catholic Central, 2009.
Thomas M. Murnane Esq.

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