Pappas, Cox, Kimpel, Dodd  Levine,  Attorneys and Counselors at Law

David S. Kimpel, Partner

David S. Kimpel, Partner   E:
P: 315-472-4481

Practice Areas
Business and Commercial Transactions
Commercial Real Estate Law
– Contracts
– New Construction and Builder Representation
– Leasing
Residential Real Estate Law
– Short Sales
– Landlord/Tenant
Representation of Lenders and Borrowers in Residential
     and Commercial Transactions
Medicaid & Asset Protection Planning
Estate Planning
Probate and Estate Administration
Elder Law
Business Law
–Business Planning, Entity Formation and Business
Business and Commercial Transactions
Contract Law
Zoning and Land Use
Construction Law


David joined Pappas Cox, as a partner and shareholder in 2005. He concentrates his practice in the areas of Real Estate Law and Trusts and Estate Planning and Probate and Estate Administration as well as Business Planning and Formation.

He serves both business and families with the purchase and sale of home and businesses. His practice incorporates his real estate business and Trust and Estate knowledge to provide a comprehensive plan for each transaction.

He provides estate planning services for individuals and small businesses interested in looking to the future and planning for all contingencies to assist executors, administrators and trustees in performing their duties as required by the laws of the State of New York. He provides Probate and Estate Administration services to assist executors, administrators and trustees in performing their duties as required by Law.

David, as an experienced title examiner performs Loan closing services for individuals, mortgage bankers, local development companies, small businesses, home builders and governmental entities. He also performs closing services for several governmental agencies.

David serves as an arbitrator on the American Arbitration Association Commercial Arbitrator Panel hearing disputes between businesses and disputes between individuals and businesses.

He has experience negotiating pre-foreclosure sales of homes on behalf of individuals caught in the unfortunate circumstances.

David has extensive expertise in the area of short sales. The "short sale" of a home involves consolidation of information, preparation of a proposed "closing" statement showing the lender their net sales proceeds, then negotiating with the lender to have the lender accept the net sales proceeds in full satisfaction of the outstanding debt.

David was born in Seneca Falls, New York. He currently resides in Pompey, NY since 1987 with his wife, raising two children. He has practiced law in Syracuse since 1983, forming Kimpel and Gideon, P.C. in 1990 with David S. Gideon, Esq. He was the managing partner of Kimpel, Gideon and Ventrone, PLLC formed in 1995.


  • J.D. State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, 1982
  • BS in Political Science LeMoyne College, 1979


  • New York

Professional Involvement

  • Onondaga County Bar Association
    • Real Estate Committee
    • Trusts and Estates Committee
    • Estate and Planning
  • Madison County Bar Association
  • Central New York Estate Planning Council
  • New York State Bar Association
    • NYSBA Probate Section
    • NYSBA Elder Law Section
    • Dispute Resolution Section
  • American Bar Association
  • Arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association

Community Involvement

  • Executive Board member of the Estate Planning Council of CNY
  • Board member and Past President of the Pompey Lions Club
  • Town of Pompey Environmental Conservation Committee
  • Past member of the Town of Pompey Planning Board
  • Fabius Pompey Mock Trial Team as attorney advisor
  • Green Lakes Triathlon, Cazenovia Triathlon, as a participant as well as course marshal
  • Course marshal for the Iron Girl Triathlon and the Bread Run Half Marathon

Pappas, Cox, Kimpel,
Dodd & Levine, P.C.
Attorneys at Law
614 James Street
Syracuse, NY 13203
Tel 315-472-4481
Fax 315-472-8299
Copyright 2012-2022

Practice Areas
Business Law,
    Corporations & Partnerships
Civil Rights
Construction Law
Criminal Law
Debt Collection
Disability &
    Social Security Law
Elder Law
Employee Benefits
Estate Planning
Practice Areas Cont...
Family Law
Federal Court Practice
Insurance Subrogation
Matrimonial Law
Medicaid &
    Asset Protection Planning
Personal Injury
Probate &
    Estate Administration
Real Estate, Commercial
Real Estate, Residential
Vehicle & Traffic Law/DWI
Workers’ Compensation
Zoning & Land Use
C. Andrew Pappas
David S. Kimpel
P. Douglas Dodd
Benjamin D. Levine
Thomas Givas
David P. Doherty
Victor J. Hershdorfer