Erin McKinley

309 North Aurora Street
Ithaca, New York 14850
United States
Office Phone: 607.273.0733
Member since 2004
Membership Type: IACP


Lawyer, Mediator

I am an attorney and mediator in private practice, focusing on matrimonial and family law. My practice is devoted to working with clients who want to take a civilized, respectful approach to resolving their legal matters.

I offer assistance through the collaborative process, mediation, and out-of-court negotiation.

Area(s) of Practice: Collaborative Law Mediation Separation/Divorce Prenuptial/Postnuptial Agreements Family Law
License(s): Licensed to Practice Law in the State of New York, January 1997

Professional Activities

-Ithaca Area Collaborative Law Professionals (President 2006-2008) -Tompkins County Bar Association (President 2003-2004) -New York State Bar Association -American Bar Association -Finger Lakes Women's Bar Association -IACP Access to Collaboration Task Force (2013-2015) -Tompkins County Parents Apart Program (Former Advisory Board Member and Current Legal Presenter) -IACP Membership and Outreach Committee (2019 -present)

Undergraduate Education

Ithaca College, 1992
Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance

Professional Education

University of Baltimore School of Law, 1996
J.D., Cum Laude


I have been active in Collaborative Practice since its inception in the Ithaca, New York area in 2003. I was the president of Ithaca Area Collaborative Law Professionals from 2006-2008, and I remain an active member of our local practice group. Since 2009, I have limited my family law and divorce practice to working with clients who choose collaborative law or other alternatives to litigation, such as mediation or out-of-court negotiation.