Judge Profile

William J. Giacomo

Judicial Experience:

  • Justice, Supreme Court, Westchester County, Elected, 2005 to 2018
  • Acting Village Justice, Village Court of Port Chester, Appointed by Mayor of Village of Port Chester, 1997 to 2001

Other Professional Experience:

  • Admin. Hearing Officer, County of Westchester, 2001 to 2004

Education:

  • JD, Pace University School of Law, 1984
  • BS, Boston College, 1972

Admission to the Bar:

  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1987
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York, 1986
  • NYS, Appellate Division, Third Department, 1985
  • State of Connecticut, 1984
  • U.S. District Court - District of Connecticut, 1984

Publications/Lectures:

  • Drafting Pendente Lite Motions, NYSBA Journal, January 2007
  • Failure to understand the CPLR will result in losing an unopposed motion for default, WCBA Journal, Fall 2007
  • Avoiding Pitfalls of Buying Property at Foreclosure, New York Law Journal, March 2009

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Founder & Chairman of the Board of Directors, The Sound Shore Community Fund, 1998 - 2004
  • Member, NY Magistrates Association, 1997 - present
  • Member, 40/40 Club Village of Port Chester, 1988 - 2004
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Port Chester/Rye Brook Chamber of Commerce, 1988 - 2004
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Don Bosco Community Center, 1988 - 2004
  • Member & Counsel of the Board of Directors, Port Chester/Rye Brook Family Y.M.C.A., 1993 - 1998
  • President - Board of Directors, United Way for Town of Rye/Village of Port Chester/Rye Brook, Co-Chairman 1992 Campaign, 1988 - 1998

Individual Part Rules:

Judges Practice:

  • Justice Giacomo's Part Rules
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