United States District Court for the Northern District of New York

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United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
(N.D.N.Y.)
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LocationJames T. Foley U.S. Courthouse
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Appeals toSecond Circuit
EstablishedApril 9, 1814
Judges5
Chief JudgeGlenn T. Suddaby
Officers of the court
U.S. AttorneyCarla B. Freedman
U.S. MarshalDavid McNulty
www.nynd.uscourts.gov

The United States District Court for the Northern District of New York (N.D.N.Y.) is one of the 94 judicial districts in the United States and one of the four districts in New York. The U.S. Attorney for the district has been Carla B. Freedman since October 8, 2021.[1]

The N.D.N.Y. includes counties of Albany, Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Clinton, Columbia, Cortland, Delaware, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Montgomery, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, Otsego, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, St. Lawrence, Tioga, Tompkins, Ulster, Warren, and Washington.

The N.D.N.Y. has offices in Albany, Binghamton, Plattsburgh, Syracuse, Utica, and Watertown.

Current judges[change | change source]

As of January 1, 2016:

# Title Judges name Duty station Born Term of service Made judge by
Active Chief Senior
25 Chief Judge Glenn T. Suddaby Syracuse 1956 2008–present 2015–present G.W. Bush
23 District Judge David N. Hurd Utica 1937 1999–present Clinton
26 District Judge Mae D'Agostino Albany 1954 2011–present Obama
27 District Judge Brenda K. Sannes Syracuse 1958 2014–present Obama
28 District Judge vacant
17 Senior Judge Thomas James McAvoy Binghamton 1938 1986–2003 1993–2000 2003–present Reagan
19 Senior Judge Frederick Scullin Syracuse 1939 1992–2006 2000–2006 2006–present G.H.W. Bush
21 Senior Judge Lawrence E. Kahn Albany 1937 1996–2007 2007–present Clinton
22 Senior Judge Norman A. Mordue Syracuse 1942 1998–2013 2006–2011 2013–present Clinton
24 Senior Judge Gary L. Sharpe Albany 1947 2004–2016 2011–2015 2016–present G.W. Bush

Previous judges[change | change source]

# Judge State Born–died Active service Chief Judge Senior status Appointed by Reason for
termination
1 Matthias B. Tallmadge NY 1774–1819 1814–1819[Note 1][Note 2] Jefferson/Operation of law resignation
2 Roger Skinner NY 1773–1825 1819–1825[Note 3] Monroe death
3 Alfred Conkling NY 1789–1874 1825–1852[Note 4] J.Q. Adams resignation
4 Nathan K. Hall NY 1810–1874 1852–1874 Fillmore death
5 William James Wallace NY 1837–1917 1874–1882 Grant elevation to 2d Cir.
6 Alfred Conkling Coxe Sr. NY 1847–1923 1882–1902 Arthur elevation to 2d Cir.
7 George W. Ray NY 1844–1925 1902–1925[Note 5] T. Roosevelt death
8 Frank Cooper NY 1869–1946 1920–1941 1941–1946 Wilson death
9 Frederick Howard Bryant NY 1877–1945 1927–1945[Note 6] Coolidge death
10 Stephen W. Brennan NY 1893–1968 1942–1963 1948–1963 1963–1968 F. Roosevelt death
11 Edward S. Kampf NY 1900–1971 1946–1948 Truman resignation
12 James Thomas Foley NY 1910–1990 1949–1980 1963–1980 1980–1990 Truman death
13 Edmund Port NY 1906–1986 1964–1976 1976–1986 L. Johnson death
14 Howard G. Munson NY 1924–2008 1976–1990 1980–1988 1990–2008 Ford death
15 Neal Peters McCurn NY 1926–2014 1979–1993 1988–1993 1993–2014 Carter death
16 Roger Miner NY 1934–2012 1981–1985 Reagan elevation to 2d Cir.
18 Constantine George Cholakis NY 1930–1996 1986–1996 1996–1996 Reagan death
20 Rosemary S. Pooler NY 1938–present 1994–1998 Clinton elevation to 2d Cir.
  1. Recess appointment; formally nominated on December 20, 1805, confirmed by the United States Senate on December 23, 1805, and received commission on January 17, 1806.
  2. Reassigned from the District of New York.
  3. Recess appointment; formally nominated on January 3, 1820, confirmed by the Senate on January 5, 1820, and received commission the same day.
  4. Recess appointment; formally nominated on December 13, 1825, confirmed by the Senate on December 14, 1825, and received commission the same day.
  5. Recess appointment; formally nominated on December 2, 1902, confirmed by the Senate on December 8, 1902, and received commission the same day.
  6. Recess appointment; formally nominated on December 6, 1927, confirmed by the Senate on December 19, 1927, and received commission the same day.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Carla B. Freedman is Sworn in as United States Attorney for the Northern District of New York". www.justice.gov. October 8, 2021.

Other webstes[change | change source]

  • United States District Court for the Northern District of New York Official Website
  • United States Attorney for the Northern District of New York Official Website