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JUDGES OF THE TRIAL COURTS


Hon. John Brunetti

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Supreme Court, Onondaga County
505 South State Street
Syracuse, NY 13202
(315) 671-1058

Judicial Offices

Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Onondaga County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge E. Leo Milonas, 1995 to Present

Judge, Court of Claims, Appointed by Governor George E. Pataki, 1995 to 2001; Reappointed by Governor Pataki, 2001 to 2010; Re-appointed by Governor David Paterson, 2010 to 2019

Other Professional Experience

Syracuse University College of Law, Adjunct Professor, 1977 to Present

New York State Senate, Counsel to Senator DeFrancisco, 1993 to 1995

Self, Private Practice, 1993 to 1995

U.S. Department of Justice, Assistant U.S. Attorney, 1989 to 1993

Onondaga County District Attorney, First Deputy District Attorney, 1988 to 1989

U.S. Department of Justice, Assistant U.S. Attorney, 1987 to 1988

Self, Private Practice, 1976 to 1987

Vermont Law School, Assistant Professor, 1975 to 1976

Southern Methodist University School of Law, Teaching Fellow, 1974 to 1975

Legal Aid Society, Manhattan Criminal Court, Law Clerk, 1971 to 1974

Fuchsberg and Fuchsberg, Law Clerk, 1971 to 1971

Admission to the Bar

NYS, Appellate Division, First Department, 1975

Texas, 1976

Education

LL.M., Southern Methodist University School of Law, 1975

J.D., New York Law School, 1974

A.B., Franklin and Marshall College, 1970

Publications

New York Confessions, Lexis Nexis/Matthew Bender (2nd Edition), 2005

The Right to Counsel, 29 Sw.L.J. 684, 1975

Retirement for the Term "Wade Hearing", 69-2 NYSBJ 24, 1997

Criminal Contempt Statute: Ripe for Reform, 69-8 NYSBJ 47, 1997

Annual Survey of Criminal Procedure, 48 Syr.L.R. 517, 1998

Searching for Methods of Trial Court Fact-Finding, 49 Hastings L.J. 1491, 1999

Evidentiary Issues, Onondaga County Bar Reporter, 12 Articles published between 2000 and 2004

Professional & Civic Activities

Board Member, OCBA, 1997 to 2000

Board Member, OCBA Assigned Counsel Program, 1997 to 2000

Board Member, County Criminal Justice Advisory Committee, 1996 to 2000

Member, OCBA CLE Committee, 2003 to Present

Member, OCBA Bar Reporter Editorial Board, 2000 to Present

Member, OCA Evidence Curriculum Committee, 1999 to 2001

Member, OCA Criminal Law Curriculum Committee, 2003 to 2003

Member, St. Mary's Pastoral Council, 1998 to Present

Member, Diocesan Cemetery Board, 2005 to Present

Speaker, Judicial Institute Seminar Programs, 2000 to Present