Richard G. Compson (Retired)

Richard Compson is a senior partner of Compson & Pimpinella, PLLC. He is a past president of the Oneida County Bar Association, and is the Chairman of the Trusts, Estates and Elder Law committee of the Oneida County Bar Association, past president of the Mohawk Valley Estate Planning Council, and member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and listed as an attorney for CSEA.

Mr. Compson is a former partner of Compson & Pimpinella, PLLC. He is now working as Of Counsel for the firm. He has practiced over 40 years in the areas of Business Organization and Succession, Estate and Tax Planning, Wills, Trusts, Elder Law, Estate Administration, and Real Estate.

Mr. Compson graduated from Franklin & Marshall College with an AB degree in 1964; He graduated from the University of Miami with a J.D. degree in 1967, and was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1967 and the New York Bar in 1968. He is admitted to practice in all of the Courts of the State of New York, and Florida, the Federal Northern District, Western District and Second Circuit Court of Appeals in New York State, and the United States Supreme Court.

Mr. Compson has been an adjunct professor of Contracts and Commercial Law at Utica College from 1983-92. He was Town Attorney for the Town of Kirkland from 1975-2005. He is a Past President of Clinton Youth Hockey Association, Clinton Kiwanis and the Heart Association of Central New York. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the RCIL Parent Corp., Mohawk Valley Chamber of Commerce, and Slocum Dickson Foundation.

Mr. Compson is a Past President of the Oneida County Bar Association, and is the Chairman of the Trusts, Estates and Elder Law committee of the Oneida County Bar Association, Past President of the Mohawk Valley Estate Planning Council, and member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), Wealth Counsel, Elder Counsel and listed as an attorney for CSEA and AARP.

Mr. Compson has lectured in these areas of law for the Oneida County Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, National Business Institute, Lorman Institute, CSEA, and many not-for profit entities.