Judge Profile

Richard B. Meyer

Judicial Experience:

  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Essex County, 2008 to Present
  • Judge , County Court, Essex County (Multi-Bench, County, Family and Surrogate's), Elected, 2006 to 2015

Other Professional Experience:

  • County Attorney, Essex County, 1987 to 2005
  • Associate Attorney, Law Offices of James M. Brooks/ Brooks & Meyer, 1984 to 2001
  • Village Attorney 1981-1987, Village of Saranac Lake, 1995 to 2001
  • Associate Attorney, Urfirer & Brooks, 1981 to 1983
  • Associate Attorney , McCormick, Urfirer & Brooks, 1978 to 1980

Education:

  • JD, Albany Law School of Union University, 1978
  • BA, Colgate University, 1975

Admission to the Bar:

  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1991
  • NYS Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department, 1979
  • United States District Court, Northern District of New York, 1979

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Member , New York State Bar Association, 1979-present; Member, House of Delegates, 1998-1999
  • Member , County Attorneys' Association of the State of New York (1987-2005); Member, Board of Directors (1988-1990); Treasurer (1988-1989); Second Vice President (1989-1990); First Vice President (1990-1991); and President (1991-1993)
  • Member, Essex County Bar Association (1979-present); Secretary (2005)
  • Member, Board of Education, Saranac Lake Central School District (1999-2004); President (2000-2001, 2002-2004)
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