Judge Profile

Henry J. Scudder

Judicial Experience:

  • Presiding Justice, Appellate Division, Fourth Department, Appointed (November 17, 2006) by Governor Pataki
  • Judge, Surrogate’s Court in Steuben County, 1982 to 1996
  • Presided in Supreme, County and Family Court., 1982 to 1996
  • Associate Justice, Appellate Division, Fourth Department, 1999
  • Justice, Supreme Court in the Seventh Judicial District, Elected, 1996

Other Professional Experience:

  • Assistant District Attorney, Steuben County, 1972 to 1979
  • First Assistant District Attorney, Steuben County, 1972 to 1979
  • Practicing law in Bath, New York

Education:

  • University of Tennessee

Admission to the Bar:

  • 1970

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Liaison to the Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection
  • Member, Steuben County Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association
  • Past President and Executive Committee Member, New York State Surrogates' Association
  • Member, New York State EPTL-SPCA Committee in reviewing and recommending amendments pertaining to the Estates, Powers and Trust Law and the Surrogate's Court Procedure Act; the New York State Supreme Court Justices Association, the Association of Supreme Court Justices of the Seventh Judicial District, the Steuben County Agricultural Society, the Women’s Center of the Southern Tier and the BPO Elks, USA