John P. Colangelo

Judicial Experience:

  • Judge, Westchester County Court, Elected, 2010 to 2020
  • Judge, County Court,Westchester County (Part-Time), Appointed by Hon. Francis Nicholai, Administrative Judge, 9th Judicial District, 2003 to 2009
  • Judge, City Court, New Rochelle, Appointed by Mayor Timothy Idoni, 2002 to 2009

Other Professional Experience:

  • Partner, Colangelo & Goldenberg, LLP., 1997 to 2002
  • Sole Practitioner, Law Offices of John P. Colangelo, 1995 to 1997
  • Wilner & Associates, P.C., 1994 to 1994
  • Fabricant, Yeskoo & Colangelo, P.C., 1987 to 1994
  • Associate, Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays & Handler, 1977 to 1987

Education:

  • J.D.., New York University School of Law, 1977
  • A.B., Brown University, 1974

Admission to the Bar:

  • United States Supreme Court, 1989
  • New Jersey, 1987
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1987
  • District of Columbia, 1979
  • NYS Appellate Division, First Judicial Department, 1978
  • U.S. District Courts, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, 1978

Publications/Lectures:

  • Recent Trends in State Drug Legislation, Annual Survey of American Law, 1976
  • Protecting Owners From Subcontractor Extra-Work Claims, The Construction Lawyer, January, 1989

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Member, Committee on Character and Fitness, Appellate Division, First Department, 1994 - 2002
  • Chair, Committee on Federal Practice and Procedure, Westchester County Bar Association, 2000 - 2002
  • Member, Board of Directors, New Rochelle Bar Association, 2001 - present
  • Vice-Chair, Committee on State Legislation, Association of the Bar of the CIty of New York, 1994 - 1997
  • Co-Chair, New Rochelle Charter Revision Commission, 1992 - 1993
  • Treasurer/Commissioner, New Rochelle Municipal Housing Authority, 1990 - 1995
  • Member, American Arbitration Association Panel of Arbitrators, 1986 - 2002
  • Member, Board of Directors, New Rochelle Library Foundation, 2000 - 2002
  • Member, Board of Governors, Columbus Citizens Foundation, 1992 - 1998

Judges Practice:

  • Justice Colangelo's Rules - Matrimonial Part Rules
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