James D. Pagones

Judicial Experience:

  • Judge, Dutchess County Surrogate's Court, Re-Elected, 2009 to 2018
  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Dutchess County, 1999 to Present
  • Surrogate, Dutchess County, Elected, 1999 to 2008
  • Judge, Family Court, Dutchess County, 1993 to 1998

Other Professional Experience:

  • Confidential Law Clerk, Surrogate and Supreme Courts, 1983 to 1992
  • Pagones, Cross & Van Tuyl, P.C., 1977 to 1982

Education:

  • J.D., Western New England, 1976
  • B.A., Virginia Military Institute, 1972

Admission to the Bar:

  • United States Supreme Court, 1980
  • NYS, Appellate Division, Second Department, 1977
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District, 1977
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District, 1977

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, Dutchess County Bar Association
  • Member, Surrogate's Association of the State of New York
  • President, Surrogate's Association of the State of New York, 2005 - 2007

Individual Part Rules:

Judges Practice:

  • Justice Pagones' Rules
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