John Brunetti

Judicial Experience:

  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Onondaga County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge E. Leo Milonas, 1995 to Present
  • Judge, Court of Claims, Appointed by Governor George E. Pataki, 1995 to 2001; Reappointed by Governor Pataki, 2001 to 2010; Re-appointed by Governor David Paterson, 2010 to 2019

Other Professional Experience:

  • Adjunct Professor, Syracuse University College of Law, 1977 to present
  • Counsel to Senator DeFrancisco, New York State Senate, 1993 to 1995
  • Private Practice, Self, 1993 to 1995
  • Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, 1989 to 1993
  • First Deputy District Attorney, Onondaga County District Attorney, 1988 to 1989
  • Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, 1987 to 1988
  • Private Practice, Self, 1976 to 1987
  • Assistant Professor, Vermont Law School, 1975 to 1976
  • Teaching Fellow, Southern Methodist University School of Law, 1974 to 1975
  • Law Clerk, Legal Aid Society, Manhattan Criminal Court, 1971 to 1974
  • Law Clerk, Fuchsberg and Fuchsberg, 1971 to 1971

Education:

  • LL.M., Southern Methodist University School of Law, 1975
  • J.D., New York Law School, 1974
  • A.B., Franklin and Marshall College, 1970

Admission to the Bar:

  • Texas, 1976
  • NYS, Appellate Division, First Department, 1975

Publications/Lectures:

  • New York Confessions, Lexis Nexis/Matthew Bender (2nd Edition), 2005
  • The Right to Counsel, 29 Sw.L.J. 684, 1975
  • Retirement for the Term "Wade Hearing", 69-2 NYSBJ 24, 1997
  • Criminal Contempt Statute: Ripe for Reform, 69-8 NYSBJ 47, 1997
  • Annual Survey of Criminal Procedure, 48 Syr.L.R. 517, 1998
  • Searching for Methods of Trial Court Fact-Finding, 49 Hastings L.J. 1491, 1999
  • Evidentiary Issues, Onondaga County Bar Reporter, 12 Articles published between 2000 and 2004

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Board Member, OCBA, 1997 - 2000
  • Board Member, OCBA Assigned Counsel Program, 1997 - 2000
  • Board Member, County Criminal Justice Advisory Committee, 1996 - 2000
  • Member, OCBA CLE Committee, 2003 - present
  • Member, OCBA Bar Reporter Editorial Board, 2000 - present
  • Member, OCA Evidence Curriculum Committee, 1999 - 2001
  • Member, OCA Criminal Law Curriculum Committee, 2003 - 2003
  • Member, St. Mary's Pastoral Council, 1998 - present
  • Member, Diocesan Cemetery Board, 2005 - present
  • Speaker, Judicial Institute Seminar Programs, 2000 - present
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