Anthony T. Kane was
appointed to the Third Department effective July 31, 2002. He is a graduate of
Iona College (1966) and Cornell Law School (1969). Upon his admission to the
bar, he was engaged in the private practice of law in Monticello from 1970 to
1984. From 1973 to 1974, Justice Kane was a part-time Sullivan County Assistant
Public Defender, and from 1976 to 1984, he served as Town Attorney for the Town
Justice Kane was elected to the Supreme Court in 1995. He previously served
as a Judge of the Family Court of Sullivan County from 1985 to 1991 and as a
Judge of the County and Surrogate's Courts of Sullivan County from 1992 to 1995.
Justice Kane was the resident Supreme Court Justice in Sullivan County from
January 1996 until his appointment to the Appellate Division.