John W. Caffry
John Caffry is a 1984 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School and was admitted to the New York State bar in 1985. He is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Nothern District of New York and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He graduated cum laude from Middlebury College in 1980.
John grew up in Queensbury and began his legal career in 1985 in Glens Falls. In 2004 he and his longtime colleague, Kris Flower, formed the firm of Caffry & Flower. Prior to that time, John worked in another area law firm and as a sole practitioner. He served as outside counsel for the Lake George Park Commission from 1987 to 1990; and was village attorney for the Village of Argyle from 1988 to 1999.
He has lectured on environmental law issues and authored environmental law journal articles. He received the Distinguished Service Award from the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York in 1996; and was awarded the Distinguished Volunteer Award by the Adirondack Mountain Club in 1995. He resides in Glens Falls, New York with his wife.
- Southern Adirondack Audubon Society
- Adirondack Mountain Club
- Scenic Hudson
- Protect the Adirondacks!
- Lake George Land Conservancy
- Agricultural Stewardship Association
- Champlain Area Trails
- CTX Printing Company
- Pallets, Inc.
- Adirondack Camp
- Camp Little Notch
Kristine K. Flower
Kris Flower is a lifelong resident of Glens Falls and a 2002 graduate of Albany Law School with a concentration in Estate Planning. She was admitted to the New York State bar in 2003. Kris graduated magna cum laude from The College of St. Rose in 1997 and is also a 1991 graduate of Adirondack Community College.
Kris began working in the legal field in 1987 as a legal secretary. In 1990 she joined John Caffry as a legal secretary and subsequently worked with John as paralegal, office manager, law clerk and associate attorney. In 2004, she and John formed Caffry & Flower.
Kris was awarded the Post Star’s 20 Under 40 award in 2007 and was recognized by the Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York as an Outstanding Leader in 2004. Kris continues to reside in Glens Falls, New York with her fiancé and family.
Amanda J. Kukle
Amanda Kukle is a native of Hunter, New York, in the Catskills, and a 2014 graduate of Pace University of Law. She was admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York and the New Jersey state bar. She graduated cum laude from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 2010.
Amanda joined Caffry & Flower in 2017 as an associate attorney. During her time at Pace University, she was the recipient of the Pro Bono Justice Award and the Law Trustee Merit Scholarship. She was also a Public Interest Summer Fellow and a Charles H. Revson Law Student Public Interest Fellow.
Amanda resides in Moreau, New York.
Lois J. Stark
Lois Stark joined Caffry & Flower in 2011 as our Legal Secretary. She is a member of the Adirondack Paralegal Association. She resides in Argyle, New York with her husband.