I am truly humbled and appreciative of the trust that you have all placed in me to guide our great organization in its endeavors throughout the forthcoming year. I anticipate a year where we will face many challenges requiring our strong advocacy. Lest it be overlooked, the Town and Village Judges represent the largest judicial contingency in the New York State judicial system – We are the “Courts Closest to the People” serving a vital role in the administration and delivery of fair and impartial justice throughout our great State. - Click Here to read the entire Presidents Message
The New York State Magistrates Association exists to develop better methods and desirable improvements in the administration of the magistrates courts; to promote education and interchange of ideas and experiences of magistrates to that end; and to promote appropriate legislation for these purposes.