John R. Bedosky

700 Security Mutual Building
80 Exchange Street
Binghamton, NY 13901


L.L.M. 1990 University of Miami School of Law (Estate Planning)
J.D. 1984 Syracuse University College of Law (magna cum laude, Syracuse Law Review)
B.S. 1981 Villanova University (magna cum laude)

Professional Memberships

New York State Bar Association
Minnesota State Bar Association (Former Council Chair Probate & Trust Law Section)
Minnesota Continuing Legal Education (Annual Probate & Trust Law Institute Planning Committee)
American Bar Association, Real Property, Probate & Trust Law and Taxation Sections


Author “Income Taxation of Trusts”, Minnesota Trust Administration
Author “Taxation Issues”, Minnesota Estate Administration
Author “Planning a Successful Family Business Succession”, Trusts and Estates (April 2002)
Co-author “Minnesota Probate Deskbook, West Publishing (Annually updated)
Contributing Author "Strategies for Trusts and Estates in New York, 2014 ed.: Leading Lawyers on Analyzing Recent Developments and Navigating the Estate Planning Process in New York

John R. Bedosky

John R. Bedosky is a partner in Hinman, Howard & Kattell’s Trusts, Estates, and Wealth Planning Practice Group. John has extensive experience in a variety of estate planning matters including business succession planning; family wealth accumulation, preservation and transfer planning; estate and trust administration; fiduciary litigation; and related taxation matters.

John’s clients include businesses, families, and individuals. He works closely with those clients to devise and develop plans to protect their assets and family wealth and ensure seamless transitions between multiple generations. He also assists clients with tax planning strategies and compliance.

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John is a frequent speaker on topics involving estate planning and estate administration. He has presented at continuing legal education seminars for the New York State Bar Association and the Minnesota State Continuing Legal Education Program. He has presented to the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants (CPAs), the McGladrey & Pullen National Tax Conference, the Lutheran Brotherhood Annual Conference, and the Minnesota Planned Giving Conference. He was a speaker for a seminar series sponsored by the ATG Trust Company on Planning and Drafting for Estate Planners.

John is also a national seminar leader for Foxmoor Continuing Education and delivers full day workshops on Trust and Estate Income Taxation. He has been an adjunct professor of law at the University of Minnesota Law School, the University of St. Thomas and William Mitchell College of Law, an adjunct business taxation professor at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management, and a visiting professor of law at William Mitchell College of Law. He is also a certified facilitator of the Own The Room® public speaking program and certified facilitator of the Results-Only Work Environment (ROWE®) management program.