Judge Profile

John R. La Cava

Judicial Experience:

  • Associate Justice, Appellate Term, 9th and 10th Judicial Districts, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau, 2009 to Present
  • Justice, Supreme Court, Elected, 1999 to 2012
  • Judge, County Court, Westchester County, Elected, 1989 to 1998
  • Judge, City Court, Yonkers, Elected, 1985 to 1988

Other Professional Experience:

  • Senior Assistant D.A., Westchester County District Attorney, 1973 to 1985

Education:

  • J.D., Fordham University Law School, 1973
  • B.A., Fordham College, 1969

Admission to the Bar:

  • U.S. District Court, SDNY, 1975
  • U.S. District Court, EDNY, 1975
  • NYS, Appellate Division, Second Department, 1974

Publications/Lectures:

  • Dickerson and La Cava, 2009 Survey of New York State Tax Certiorari, Eminent Domain and Real Property Tax Exemption Cases, New York Law Journal, April 23, 2010
  • The Real Property Tax Administration Reporter, The New York State Office of Real Property Services, Albany, New York, Part Two, Vol. 118, No. 2, June 2010

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Member, NYS Supreme Court Judges' Association, 1999 - present
  • Member, Westchester County Bar Association, 1973 - present
  • Member, Yonkers Lawyers Association, 1973 - present
  • Board of Directors, Columbian Lawyers Association of Westchester County, 2002 - present
  • Board of Trustees, Enrico Fermi Scholarship Fund, Inc., 1980 - present

Individual Part Rules:

Judges Practice:

  • Judge LaCava's Rules
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