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Hon. Russell P. Buscaglia

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Erie County Supreme Court
25 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202
(716) 845-9435

Judicial Offices

Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Erie County, Designated by Chief Administrative Judge Jonathan Lippman, 1997 to Present

Judge, Court of Claims, Appointed by Governor George E. Pataki, 1997-2006; Re-appointed by Governor Pataki, 2006 to 2015; Re-appointed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, 2015 to 2024

Other Professional Experience

State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law, Adjunct Professor of Law, 1998 to Present

New York State Attorney General, Deputy Attorney General, 1995 to 1997

United States Department of Justice, Assistant United States Attorney, 1989 to 1995

Erie County District Attorney, Assistant District Attorney, 1977 to 1989

Harrison and Gruber, Attorney, 1976 to 1977

Joseph H. Chirlin, P.C., Attorney, 1975 to 1976

Admission to the Bar

New York State, Appellate Division, Fourth Department, 1976

United States Supreme Court, 1984

United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1990

United States District Court, Western District of New York, 1976

Education

Juris Doctor, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law, 1975

B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1972

Professional & Civic Activities

Member, New York State Bar Association

Member, Erie County Bar Association

Member, New York State Supreme Court Justices Association, 8th J.D.