Judge Profile

Randolph F. Treece

Judicial Experience:

  • United States Magistrate Judge, U.S. Northern District, New York, Appointed, 2001 to 2015

Other Professional Experience:

  • General Counsel, Office of the Comptroller of the State of New York
  • First Deputy, Capital Defender Office
  • Assistant New York Attorney General, New York
  • Partner, Fritts, Whiting & Treece
  • Assistant Public Defender, Rensselaer County
  • Adjunct law professor, Albany Law School


  • J.D., Albany Law School, 1976

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Frederick Douglass Award, Center for Law and Justice, 2002
  • President’s Award, Albany County Bar Association, 1999
  • Distinguished Service Award, Albany Law School, 1999
  • Root/Stinson Award, New York State Bar Association
  • Roland Smith Award, New York Civil Liberties
  • Thurgood Marshall Award, NAACP
  • Man of the Year Award, Capital District Chapter of the Links, 2000
  • Boards of Trustees, Albany Law School
  • Boards of Trustees, Siena College
  • Boards of Directors, New York Bar Foundation
  • Treasurer, Albany County Bar Association
  • Member, New York State Bar Association’s House of Delegates
  • Co-Founder and President, Capital District Black Bar Association
  • Honorary Board Member, Capital District Women’s Law Project and the Committee for Modern Courts