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Hon. Thomas A. Breslin

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Albany County Supreme Court
16 Eagle Street
Albany, NY 12207
(518) 285-8769

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Judicial Offices

Administrative Judge, Third Judicial District, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge A. Gail Prudenti, 2014 to Present

Justice, Supreme Court, Third Judicial District, Elected, 2012 to 2026

Supervising Judge, Criminal Courts, Third Judicial District, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Jonathan Lippman, 1999 to Present

Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Jonathan Lippman, 1998 to 2011

Judge, County Court, Albany County, Elected, Elected 1993 to 2002; Re-elected, 2003 to 2011

Judge, Family Court, Albany County, Elected, 1990 to 1993

Judge, Family Court, Albany County, Appointed by Governor Mario Cuomo, 1990 to 1990

Other Professional Experience

Breslin, Breslin & Breslin, Partner, 1980 to 1990

City of Watervliet, Corporation Counsel, 1978 to 1990

McDermott & Cheeseman, Partner, 1977 to 1980

Albany County Public Defender, Trial Attorney, 1977 to 1978

Albany County District Attorney, Trial Attorney, 1975 to 1977

Albany Law School Legal Assistance Project, Staff Attorney, 1974 to 1974

Appellate Division, Third Department, Law Research Assistant, 1973 to 1974

Admission to the Bar

NYS, Appellate Division, Third Department, 1974

U.S. District Court , Northern District of New York, 1974

Education

J.D., University of Toledo, 1973

B.A., Boston College, 1968

Professional & Civic Activities

Past President and member, County Judges Association of the State of New York, 1993 to Present

Member, New York State Bar Assoc., 1974 to Present

Member, Albany County Bar Assoc., 1974 to Present

Member, NYS Judicial Curriculum Comm., 1995 to 2001

Member, Capital Resource Comm., 1997 to 2001

Past President and member, Bishop Maginn School Board, 1980 to 1984