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JUDGES OF THE TRIAL COURTS


Hon. Brian D. Burns

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Otsego County Court
197 Main Street
Cooperstown, NY 13326
(607) 322-3170

Judicial Offices

Supervising Judge, Town and Village Courts, Sixth Judicial District, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau, 2008 to Present

Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Otsego County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau, 2008 to Present

Judge, County Court, Otsego County (Multi-bench, County, Surrogate's, Family), Elected, 2001 to 2010; Re-elected, 2011 to 2020

Other Professional Experience

Otsego County District Attorney's Office, 1992 to 1995

Oneonta City Prosecutor, 1993 to 1997

Hartwick College Adjunct Professor, 1997 to 2006

Otsego Northern Catskill BOCES School Attorney, 1998 to 2001

Admission to the Bar

NYS, Appellate Division, Third Department, 1992

Education

J.D., Suffolk University Law School, Cum Laude

B.A., Syracue University

Professional & Civic Activities

New York State Family Violence Task Force

New York State Governor's Traffic Safety Counsel, Committee on Impaired Driving

Joseph P. Molinari Supreme Court Law Library Board of Directors

Otsego County Alternatives to Incarceration Advisory Committee

A.O. Fox Hospital Board of Directors

Catskill Area Hospice Board of Directors

Oneonta YMCA Board of Directors

Oneonta Boys and Girls Club Board of Directors