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JUDGES OF THE TRIAL COURTS


Hon. Richard B. Meyer

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Essex County Court
7559 Court Street
Elizabethtown, NY 12932
(518) 873-3326

Judicial Offices

Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Essex County, 2008 to Present

Judge, County Court, Essex County (Multi-Bench, County, Family and Surrogate's), Elected, 2006 to 2015

Other Professional Experience

Essex County, County Attorney, 1987 to 2005

Law Offices of James M. Brooks/ Brooks & Meyer, Associate Attorney, 1984 to 2001

Village of Saranac Lake, Village Attorney 1981-1987, 1995 to 2001

Urfirer & Brooks, Associate Attorney, 1981 to 1983

McCormick, Urfirer & Brooks, Associate Attorney, 1978 to 1980

Admission to the Bar

NYS Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department, 1979

United States District Court, Northern District of New York, 1979

United States District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1991

Education

JD, Albany Law School of Union University, 1978

BA, Colgate University, 1975

Professional & Civic Activities

Member, New York State Bar Association, 1979-present; Member, House of Delegates, 1998-1999

Member, County Attorneys' Association of the State of New York (1987-2005); Member, Board of Directors (1988-1990); Treasurer (1988-1989); Second Vice President (1989-1990); First Vice President (1990-1991); and President (1991-1993)

Member, Essex County Bar Association (1979-present); Secretary (2005)

Member, Board of Education, Saranac Lake Central School District (1999-2004); President (2000-2001, 2002-2004)