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JUDGES OF THE TRIAL COURTS


Hon. Ava S. Raphael

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Onondaga County Surrogate's Court
401 Montgomery Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

Judicial Offices

Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Onondaga County, 2012 to Present

Judge, Onondaga County Surrogate's Court, Elected, 2009 to 2018

Other Professional Experience

New York State Office of Court Administration Onondaga County Surrogate's court, Chief Clerk, 1992 to 2008

Mackenzie Hughes LLP, Associate Attorney, 1989 to 1990

New York State Office of Court Administration Onondaga County Surrogate's Court, Law Clerk to the Hon. Peter N. Wells, 1989 to Present

Admission to the Bar

NYS, Appellate Division, Fourth Department, 1989

District Court of the District of Columbia, 1990

Supreme Court of the United States of America, 1993

Education

J.D., Syracuse University College of Law, 1989

M.A., Syracuse University, 1971

B.A., Syracuse University, 1969

Professional & Civic Activities

Member, Onondaga County Bar Association, 1989 to Present

Member, New York State Bar Association, 1989 to Present

Member, Central New York Women's Bar Association, 1989 to Present