State of New York
Supreme Court, Appellate Division
Third Judicial Department
The mission of the New York State Unified Court System is to deliver equal justice under the law and to achieve the just, fair and timely resolution of all matters that come before our courts.
The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court is New York's intermediate appellate court. It includes four geographical departments. The Third Department consists of 28 counties and the Court is centrally located in Albany, New York. Some of the Court's auxiliary offices are located outside the Capital region. The Court hears appeals from trial courts from throughout the department, including Supreme Court, County Court, the Court of Claims, Surrogate's Court and Family Court. The Third Department also oversees the following auxiliary agencies: Mental Hygiene Legal Service, Office of Attorney for Children, Office of the Legal Profession, Attorney Grievance Committee and Civil Appeals Settlement Program. The Court is committed to fostering a professional and collegial work environment with individuals who share the common goal of providing excellent public service in the administration of justice.
The New York State Unified Court System is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy and gender identity or expression), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.