Judge Profile

Tracey Bannister

Judicial Experience:

  • Justice, Supreme Court, Erie County, Elected, 2009 to 2022
  • Acting Village Justice, Kenmore Village Court

Other Professional Experience:

  • New York State Supreme Court and Appellate Division, Fourth Department, Law Clerk, Hon. Jerome Gorski, 1989 to 2008
  • Trial Attorney, 1984 to 1989


  • J.D., DePaul University, 1984
  • B.A., Rutgers University, 1981

Admission to the Bar:

  • NYS, Appellate Division, Fourth Department, 1985

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • President, Women Lawyers of WNY
  • Board of Directors, Bar Association of Erie County
  • Western New York Trial Lawyers Association
  • Lawyers for Learning
  • Board of Directors, YWCA Buffalo/Niagara
  • Camp Weona
  • YWCA of the Tonawandas
  • Zonta Club of Kenmore
Profile provided by the New York State Office of Court Administration.