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Hon. Barry Donalty

  • Manhattan College - 1968 - B.A. - Government
  • University of Buffalo School of Law - 1971
  • Admitted to practice of law in New York - January 1972
  • Admitted to practice of law in Federal Courts - 1972


  • January 1972 - April 1978 - Assistant District Attorney - Oneida County
  • April 1978 - December 1981 - Assistant Attorney General - Organized Crime Task Force
    During 1980-81, also cross-designated as an Assistant
    United States Attorney for Northern District of New York
  • January 1982 - December 1993 - Oneida County District Attorney
  • January 1994 - Present - Oneida County Judge
  • February 2000 - Present - Supervising Judge, Criminal Term, Fifth Judicial District

Currently or previously served on numerous committees and associations:

  • Chairman, Oneida County Traffic Safety Board
  • Member: Jail Advisory Committee
  • Alternative to Incarceration Committee
  • Oneida County Law Enforcement Coalition
  • New York State District Attorney's Association
  • New York State Law Enforcement Coalition


  • Member of Oneida County and New York State Bar Associations
  • Served two terms as Chairman of the Oneida County Bar Association's Criminal Justice Committee.
  • Served as Adjunct Professor of Criminal Justice at Mohawk Valley Community College for nine years.
  • As District Attorney, gave testimony before N.Y.S. Assembly advocating the strengthening of D.W.I. laws (laws were subsequently approved by the legislature)
  • At request of N.Y.S. Attorney General, gave testimony before Attorney General and N.Y.S. Joint Legislative Committee considering enactment of Assets Forfeiture Statute in New York (later approved by legislature)
  • Member of many civic and charitable organizations in Oneida County
  • Served two years as Event Director for New York Special Olympics Spring Tournament

Judge Barry Donalty

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