John L. Bardsley, Esq.
Attorney at Law

Serving the Cortland Area since 1994

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What We Provide

Leg Injury

Workers' Compensation
and Social Security Disability

Stop wondering about what you need and how to get it. Let's make a plan. 

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Residential Real Estate Purchase and Sale
Ready to review or draft your contract and get your deal done.

Simple Will, Power of Attorney
This has been on the to do list right?  Call us and check that box.


We work closely with clients to provide effective legal services that are catered specifically to their needs. Take a look at the services we offer, and get in touch today with any questions.

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Legal matters can be intimidating and complicated, which is why it’s crucial to take an informed approach. You can count on us to guide you in every step of the process.


Over many years, our team has gained the experience and expertise necessary to make this process as seamless as possible. We will establish your goals and align expectations. If you have any questions, simply reach out to us.

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Workers' Comp. Tip of the Week

The Board no longer accepts the filing the paper forms for MG-2 nor C-4AUTH.  If your doctor is not able to obtain treatment authorization, this may be the problem.  These authorizations must now be filed electronically via PAR through the Board Medical Portal. 


36 Main Street, Tompkins Trust Co. Bldg., 2d Floor,

Cortland, New York 13045


Fax: (607)758-9062

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