Judge Profile

Joseph G. Nesser

Judicial Experience:

  • Judge, Monroe County Family Court, Elected, 2008 to 2017

Other Professional Experience:

  • Attorney, Joseph G. Nesser Law Office, 1990 to 2007
  • Attorney, Redmond & Prrinello, 1986 to 1990


  • J.D., Ohio Northern University College of Law, 1985
  • B.S., Saint John Fisher College, 1979

Admission to the Bar:

  • NYS, Appellate Division, Fourth Department, 1986
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of New York, 1986
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court - Western District of New York, 1986

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Recipient, New York State Bar Association Empire State Counsel Pro Bono Award, 2006
  • Recipient, Michaeel F. Dillon Law Guardian Award, Fourth Department, Western New York, 1999
  • Member, New York State Trial Lawyer's Institute
  • Member, Monroe County Bar Association, Personal Injury, Criminal Law, and Family Law Sections
  • Volunteer, Legal Services Project
  • Member, Southern Poverty Law Center
  • Member, Knights of Columbus Catholic Organization - Fourth Degree
  • Member, Gaeta Italian - American Society
  • Member, Casa Italiana
  • Member, George Eastman House
  • Member, Rochester Landmark Society
  • Board of Directors, Matt Talbot Ministries
Profile provided by the New York State Office of Court Administration.