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Matter of Robert M. Berliner

The Commission has released a decision dated June 16, 2022, that Robert M. Berliner, a Justice of the Supreme Court, 9th Judicial District (Rockland County), has resigned from office and agreed to never seek or accept judicial office in the future. The decision is available at Berliner Decision. An accompanying press release is available at 2022 Releases.

Matter of Kimberly A. Inman

The Commission has released a decision dated June 16, 2022, that Kimberly A. Inman, a Justice of the West Monroe Town Court (Oswego County), has resigned from office and agreed to never seek or accept judicial office in the future. The decision is available at Inman Decision. An accompanying press release is available at 2022 Releases.

Matter of Robert W. Engle

The Commission has released a decision dated May 5, 2022, that Robert W. Engle, a Justice of the Madison Town Court (Madison County), has resigned from office and agreed to never seek or accept judicial office in the future. The decision is available at Engle Decision. An accompanying press release is available at 2022 Releases.

Election of Officers

On May 5, 2022, the Commission re-elected Joseph W. Belluck, Esq., as Chair and Taa Grays, Esq., as Vice Chair. The Chair and Vice Chair are elected by the members and serve renewable two-year terms. An accompanying press release is available at 2022 Releases.

Matter of Carlos Gonzalez

The Commission has determined that Carlos Gonzalez, a Justice of the Elmsford Village Court, Westchester County, should be removed from office. The Commission's decision dated April 13, 2022. The decision is available at Gonzalez Decision. An accompanying press release is available at 2022 Releases.

Matter of Sylvia G. Ash

The Commission has released a decision dated March 17, 2022, that Slyvia G. Ash, a Justice of the Supreme Court (Kings County), has resigned from office and agreed to never seek or accept judicial office in the future. The decision is available at Ash Decision. An accompanying press release is available at 2022 Releases.

Matter of Scott Okolowicz

The Commission has determined that Scott Okolowicz, a Justice of the Riga Town Court, Monroe County, should be censured. The Commission's decision dated February 17, 2022, is available at Okolowicz Decision. An accompanying press release is available at 2022 Releases.

Matter of Mark A. Schindler

The Commission has released a decision dated March 17, 2022, that Mark A. Schindler, a Justice of the Persia Town Court (Cattaraugus County), has resigned from office and agreed to never seek or accept judicial office in the future. The decision is available at Schindler Decision. An accompanying press release is available at 2022 Releases.

In Memoriam: Gerald Stern