Judge Profile

John F. Batt

Judicial Experience:

  • Judge, Niagara County Family Court, Re-Elected, 2008 to 2017
  • Judge, Niagara County Family Court, Elected, 1998 to 2007
  • Judge, Niagara County Family Court, Appointed by Governor George Pataki, 1997 to 1997

Other Professional Experience:

  • Attorney, Batt and Wiech, 1987 to 1997
  • Executive Assistant, New York State Assembly, 1995 to 1997
  • Assistant County Attorney, Niagara County, 1990 to 1993
  • Part-time Faculty Member, Niagara County Community College, 1980 to 1989
  • Attorney, Solo Practitioner/Self Employed, 1983 to 1987
  • Associate Attorney, John Lloyd Egan, Esq, 1980 to 1983

Education:

  • J.D., S.U.N.Y at Buffalo, 1979
  • B.A., Canisius College, 1976

Admission to the Bar:

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 1990
  • NYS, Appellate Division, Fourth Department, 1980
  • United States District Court for the Western District of New York, 1980

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Member, Niagara County Bar Association
  • Committee Member, Quality Students Committee of the Tonawandas
  • Past President, Bar Association of the Tonawandas
  • Member, Sunrise Optimist Club
  • Member, Optiminst Club of the Tonawandas, 1997 - 2002
  • Board Member, Tonawanda News Retarded Childrens Fund, 1995 - 1999
Profile provided by the New York State Office of Court Administration.