Francesca E. Connolly

Judicial Experience:

  • Justice, Supreme Court, Westchester County, Appointed by Governor David Paterson, 2009 to 2009; Elected 2010 to 2023
  • Town Justice, Town of Ossining, Elected, 2006 to 2009
  • Acting Judge, City Court of Mount Vernon, Appointed by Administrative Judge for the Ninth Judicial District, Hon. Francis Nicolai, 2009 to 2009
  • Acting Justice, Village of Ossining, Appointed by Administrative Judge for the Ninth Judicial District, Hon. Francis Nicolai, 2008 to 2008

Other Professional Experience:

  • Partner, Malapero & Prisco, LLP, 2003 to 2009
  • Trial Counsel, Gallina & Connolly, 1989 to 2003
  • Associate, MacCartney, MacCartney, Kerrigan & MacCartney, 1985 to 1989
  • Assistant General Counsel, 1982 - 1983 and, New York City Department of Probation, 1984 to 1985
  • Law Assistant to Deputy Administrative Judge of Queens County Family Court, Family Court of the State of New York, Queens County, 1983 to 1984

Education:

  • J.D., Pace University School of Law, 1982
  • B.A., State University of New York at Albany, 1979

Admission to the Bar:

  • Supreme Court of the United States, 1990
  • NYS, Appellate Division, Second Department, 1983
  • New Jersey, 1983
  • United States District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, 1983
  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey, 1983
  • United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Court, 1983

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Ossining Youth Court Advisory Board, 2009 - present
  • Deputy Town Supervisor, Town of Ossining, 2003 - 2005
  • Town Council Member, Town of Ossining, Elected, 2000 - 2005
  • Town Planning Board Member, Town of Ossining, 1997 - 1999
  • President and Vice President, Ossining PTA Council, 1997 - 1999
  • Founding Member, Ossining Youth Hockey Association
  • Founding Member and President, Team Westchester Hockey Association, 1996 - 2001
  • Governor of the Year Award, Long Island Hockey League, 1999
  • Fordham Prep Hockey Hall of Fame, 2009
  • Secretary and Treasurer, Westchester County Magistrates Association, 2008 - 2009
  • Member, Westchester County Bar Association
  • Member, New York State Bar Association, Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section

Individual Part Rules:

Judges Practice:

  • Justice Connolly's Part Rules
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