New York Courts dot gov
New York StateUnified Court System

Lackawanna City Court , Erie County

Location/General Information

City Hall
714 Ridge Road
Lackawanna, NY 14218

Phone: 716-845-7220
Fax: 716-845-7599

Chief Clerk
Carol Williams
Phone: 716-845-7216
Fax: 716-845-7599


City Court Judge
Hon. Kenneth Szyszkowski

City Court Judge
Hon. Gary N. Violanti

Raise the Age

Raise the Age Accessible Magistrate Directory

City Treatment Court

Treatment Court Coordinator
Ron Grimaldi
Phone: 716-845-7219

Treatment Court Case Manager
Jennifer Dunn
Phone: 716-845-7218


Hours of Operation

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Treatment Court
Monday - 2:00 p.m.

Traffic Court
Thursday & Friday - 9:00 a.m.

  • If you missed your Traffic Court date (infractions only), you can appear any Thursday or Friday at 9:00 a.m.  You must appear within 60 days of your original court date listed on the ticket or your license will be suspended and there will be additional fees to lift the suspension.   It is advised that you contact the Court the day before to confirm that traffic court has not been cancelled. 
  • If you missed your criminal (misdemeanor tickets) traffic court date, the court may have issued a warrant for your arrest.  You should contact the court as soon as possible.

Civil, Evictions, Commercial Claims and Small Claims hearings
Thursday - 9:00 a.m./2:00 p.m.
Friday - 9:00 a.m.

(Filing of these matters can be done anytime during regular business hours Monday - Friday).

The court is closed on all state holidays.

back to top