Barclay Damon
Barclay Damon


David Liddell


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Syracuse Office

Barclay Damon Tower
125 East Jefferson Street
Syracuse, New York 13202

With over 50 years of legal experience, David concentrates his practice on trusts and estates, counseling both individuals and trusts departments of corporate fiduciaries. He designs inter vivos and testamentary estate plans and helps with their implementation through the administration process, tax consideration, and effective distribution. David also advises on estate matters that include title, real property, the release of assets, claims against decedents’ estates, obligations on bonds and notes, and wills.

Practice Areas


  • Syracuse University College of Law, LL.B., 1966
  • LeMoyne College, B.B.A., cum laude, 1963

Admitted To Practice

  • New York, 1967
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York

Memberships & Affiliations

  • New York State Bar Association, Trusts & Estates Section
  • Onondaga County Bar Association, Former Board Member
  • Onondaga County Bar Foundation, Former Board of Directors President and Fifty-Year Luncheon Chair

Civic Activities

  • Aurora of CNY, Board of Directors Member and Former Board President
  • Onondaga Historical Association, Board of Directors Member
  • Onondaga County Public Library, Board of Directors Member
  • Friends of Rosamond Gifford Zoo, Former President and Board of Directors President and Member
  • Baltimore Woods, Former Board Member

Speaking & Publications

  • New York State Bar Association Trusts & Estates Section, “Estate Administration”


  • Selected to Super Lawyers Upstate New York: Estate Planning & Probate, 2008 and 2010-2013
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated for Very High to Preeminent Ethical Standards and Legal Ability

Prior Experience

  • Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, Partner and Compensation Committee Member