2023 Press Releases


The Commission issued the following press releases in 2023:

December 21, 2023: Removal of Montezuma Town Court Justice William H. Futrell (Cayuga County)

December 12, 2023: Resignation of New York City Family Court Judge Clark V. Richardson (New York County)

December 11, 2023: Resignation of Triangle Town Court Justice John P. Orzel (Broome County)

November 21, 2023: Appointment of Brian C. Doyle, Esq. to the Commission

October 23, 2023: Admonition of Ossining Town Court Justice Benjamin L.F. Leavitt (Westchester County)

October 17, 2023: Resignation of Moravia Town and Village Courts Justice June Shepardson (Cayuga County)

September 14, 2023: Appointment of Nina M. Moore to the Commission

August 28, 2023: Admonition of New York City Civil Court Judge Jill R. Epstein (Kings County)

August 24, 2023: Censure of Darien Town Court Justice Jennifer R. Nunnery (Genesee County)

July 24, 2023: Resignation of Burlington Town Court Justice Corrie A. Damulis (Otsego County)

June 5, 2023: Resignation of Clarkstown Town Court Justice Scott B. Ugell (Rockland County)

May 30, 2023: Censure of Elizabethtown Town Court Justice Richard F. Olcott (Essex County)

April 24, 2023: Resignation of Prattsville Town Court Justice David A. Rikard (Greene County)

April 10, 2023: Removal of Guilford Town Court Justice Jeremy L. Persons (Chenango County)

April 10, 2023: Judge's Defamation Lawsuit Against Commission Complainant Dismissed

March 2, 2023: Commission Releases Annual Report of Activities for 2022

January 31, 2023: Resignation of Orange County Court Judge William L. DeProspo

January 30, 2023: Resignation of Lake Placid Village Court Justice David J. Coursen (Essex County)

January 9, 2023: Resignation of Kings County Surrogate Court Judge Harriet L. Thompson