George B. Ceresia, Jr.

Judicial Experience:

  • Supreme Court Justice, , Elected, 2008 to 2021
  • Supervising Judge, Justice Courts, Third Judicial District, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Jonathan Lippman, 2007 to 2013
  • Administrative Judge, 3rd Judicial District, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Jonathan Lippman, 2004 to 2013
  • Surrogate, Rensselaer County, Elected, 1988 to 1994
  • Acting Judge, County Court, Appointed by Administrative Judge Conway, 1989 to 1993
  • Acting Judge, Family Court, Appointed by Administrative Judge Conway, 1992 to 1993
  • Acting Judge, Albany Family Court, Appointed by Administrative Judge Conway, 1989 to 1989; Ulster Family Court, 1993 to 1993
  • Justice, Town Court, Elected, 1972 to 1989
  • Surrogate, Rensselaer County, Appointed by Governor Mario Cuomo, 1987 to 1988
  • Acting Judge, Troy City Court, Appointed by Administrative Judge Conway, 1986 to 1986

Other Professional Experience:

  • Attorney, Private Practice, 1974 to 1987
  • Clerk, Rensselaer Surrogate Court, NYS Office of Court Administration, 1978 to 1986
  • Clerk, Rensselaer Surrogate Court, Rensselaer County, 1975 to 1975
  • Attorney, F. Warren Travers, Esq., 1969 to 1974
  • Assistant Public Defender, Rensselaer County, 1970 to 1971

Education:

  • J.D., Albany Law School of Union University, 1968
  • B.A., S.U.N.Y. at Albany, 1965

Admission to the Bar:

  • 2020
  • NYS, Appellate Division, Third Department, 1969
  • United States District Court, Northern District of New York, 1969

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Member & Past Chair(1993-1999), Gender Fairness Com.-3rd J. D. Dist., 1963 - present
  • Member, Anti-Bias Panel-3rd J. D., present
  • Member & Past Pres.(1980-81), Renssselaer County Bar Association, 1969 - present
  • Member, N. Y. S. Magistrates' Association, 1972 - present
  • Member, Albany County Bar Association, present
  • Member, Renss. Co. Magistrates' Association, 1972 - present
  • Member, Association of Justices of Supreme Court of New York, 1994 - present
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