Cressida has over nineteen years of experience in estate, tax and charitable planning. She works with colleges and universities, private foundations and other exempt organizations as well as individuals to structure and administer major charitable gifts.

Cressida has participated as an invited speaker at continuing legal education programs for the state and local bar associations and has lectured at the University of Rochester's Annual Tax Planning Institute.

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  • Listed in:
    • The Best Lawyers in America®, Trusts and Estates, 2013-2023 (listed for more than 5 years)
      • Lawyer of the Year - Rochester, Trusts and Estates, 2021, 2023
    • New York Super Lawyers®, Estate and Probate, 2022
    • Martindale-Hubbell®, AV Preeminent Rated
    • Daily Record, Power 50, 2021
  • The Fellows of the New York Bar Foundation
  • New York State Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Section
  • Monroe County Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Section
  • Monroe County Public Administrator 
  • Estate Planning Council of Rochester, New York
  • Order of the Coif

  • An Interview with Cressida Dixon, Trust and Estate, Legally Bond Podcast, March 29, 2021
  • Careers in Estates and Trusts, Wealth Management and Financial Planning, Alumni Panel Discussion, Syracuse University Law Career Services, February 18, 2021
  • Panelist, Business Owner's Journey: Lessons Learned Before, During and After the Sale of a Business, November 14, 2019

  • Greater Rochester Association of Women Attorneys, Rochester Business Journal, 2006 Forty Under 40
  • Graduate, 2006 Leadership Rochester
  • Member, Syracuse University Professional Advisors Network
  • Member, University of Rochester Medical Center Planned Giving Committee
  • Member, Women's Executive Network
  • Member, $1 Million Dollar Women's Education Club
  • Past Member, Board of Directors, Rochester Childfirst Network