Justice William E. McCarthy

Justice William E. McCarthy
  • Appointed to the Third Department effective January 30, 2009.
  • Graduated from State University College of New York at Potsdam and Albany Law School.
  • Served as confidential law clerk to Supreme Court Justice Edward Conway (1990-1993), Supreme Court Justice Joseph Harris (1994-1997) and Court of Claims Judge Edward Sheridan (1997-1998).
  • Served as Senior Assistant Counsel to Governor George Pataki
  • Appointed to the Supreme Court for the Third Judicial District in June 2004 and elected to a 14-year term in November 2004.
  • Appointed an Associate Justice of the Appellate Division, Second Department in December 2006.
  • Served as the Justice-in-charge, Commercial Division, Supreme Court, Albany County (2006).
  • Served as a member on the New York State CPLR article 81 Guardianship Committee.
  • Former adjunct professor at Siena College.

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