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JUDGES OF THE TRIAL COURTS


Hon. Richard C. Kloch, Sr.

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Niagara County Courthouse
175 Hawley Street
Lockport, NY 14094
(716) 439-7055

Judicial Offices

Acting Supreme Court Justice, Niagara County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge, Jonathan Lippman, 2001 to Present

Judge, Court of Claims, Appointed by Governor George E. Pataki, 2001 to 2004; reappointed, 2005 to 2013

Judge, North Tonawanda City Court, Elected, 1986 to 2001

Other Professional Experience

State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, Adjunct Professor of Law, 2003 to Present

County of Niagara, Assistant County Attorney, 1998 to 2001

City of North Tonawanda, City Attorney, 1978 to 1985

State of New York, Office of Drug Abuse Services, Associate Counsel, 1976 to 1977

Kinzly and Koch, Partner, 1977 to 2001

Admission to the Bar

NYS, Appellate Division, Fourth Department, 1977

Education

J.D., State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law, 1976

B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1973

Professional & Civic Activities

Commissioner, United States Selective Service, 1977 to 2002

Director, North Tonawanda Housing Development Corporation, 1980 to Present

Member, North Tonawanda Catholic School Board, 2004 to Present