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Hon. Joseph W. Latham

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Steuben County Court and Family Court
3 East Pulteney Square
Bath, NY 14823
(607) 622-8241

Judicial Offices

Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Steuben County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge, Ann Pfau, 2009 and Re-appointed 2010 to 2011; Reappointed by Chief Administrative Judge A. Gail Prudenti, 2012 to Present

Judge, County Court, Steuben County, (Multi-bench, County, Family), Elected, 1999 to 2008; Re-elected, 2009 to 2018

Surrogate, Steuben County, Appointed by Governor George E. Pataki, 1997 to 1997

Other Professional Experience

Cole and Latham, P.C., Lawyer--General Practice, 1975 to 1998

Admission to the Bar

NYS, Appellate Division, Fourth Department, 1975

United States District Court , Western District of New York, 1975

United States Bankruptcy Court, Western District of New York, 1975

United States Supreme Court, 1978

Education

JD, Syracuse University College of Law, 1974

MPA, Maxwell School of Citizenship; Syracuse University, 1974

BA, Cornell University, 1969

Professional & Civic Activities

Chairman, Board of Trustees, Supreme Court Library at Bath, NY, 1999 to Present

Past President, Bethesda Foundation, 2003 to 2006

President, Steuben County Bar Association, 1985 to 1985

Member, Steuben Co. Alternatives to Incarceration Committee, 1999 to Present

Member, Steuben County Drug Court, 2003 to Present

Member, New York State County Court Judges Association, 1999 to Present

Member, New York State Association of Family Court Judges, 1999 to Present

Member, New York State Surrogates Association, 1999 to Present

Judge Advocate, Steuben County American Legion, 2000 to Present

Executive Board Member, Bethesda Foundation, 2006 to Present