2021-2022 Erie County Bar Foundation Campaign

Erie County

Supreme Court Counties Expanding Mandatory E-Filing Program

E-Filing programs are expanding in several Supreme Court Counties. It will now be mandatory to E-File in the following Supreme Courts: Erie, Fulton, Hamilton, Nassau, Niagara, Oneida, Onondaga, Seneca, Steuben, Suffolk and Westchester Counties. With these changes there will be a FREE E-filing training to be offered on December 14th, 2021 10:30am-12:30am. The training course …

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Bar Association of Erie County Issues Ratings for Judicial Candidates

The Bar Association of Erie County has completed its 2021 ratings of judicial candidates for New York State Supreme Court, Erie County Family Court, and Buffalo City Court. Ratings are done annually to assist the public in making informed voting decisions. The 2021 ratings are as follows: New York State Supreme CourtHon. Frank Caruso – …

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Judge Marks Issues Administrative Order 144/21, Relating to Mental Hygiene Law

Pursuant to the authority vested in me, I hereby promulgate the following protocols designed to mitigate the adverse effects of the COVID-19 outbreak upon attorneys, parties, other members of the public, and court staff while conducting civil litigation before the courts of the Unified Court System, effective immediately: To the fullest extent possible, Mental Hygiene …

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Bar Association of Erie County’s Ratings of Judicial Candidates for 2020

The Bar Association of Erie County has completed and issued its 2020 ratings for judicial candidates for New York State Supreme Court and Erie County Court. The ratings are as follows: New York State Supreme CourtGerald J. Greenan III – Not RecommendedHon. Amy C. Martoche – Well Qualified Erie County CourtHon. Kenneth F. Case – …

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Dispute Resolution Program Offers Virtual Services During Pandemic

The diversion program celebrates its first anniversary by continuing to provide alternatives to criminal proceedings despite paused courts BUFFALO – Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announces that the Community Dispute Resolution Program (CDR) in Buffalo City Court continues to serve the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. The diversion program, launched in July 2019, …

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Notice to the Bar: Erie, Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, and Niagara Counties Phase 1 Return to In-Person Court Operations

Hon. Paula L. Feroleto, Administrative Judge for the Eighth Judicial District, announces that effective Thursday, May 21, 2020, the Courts in Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, and Niagara counties will commence a Phase 1 Return to In-Person Operations. Throughout the COVID-19 public health pandemic the county courthouses in Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, and Niagara counties have …

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