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2005 Voter Guide

Gerald James Whalen
Candidate for the
8th Judicial District:
(Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans & Wyoming Counties)

  Gerald James Whalen

Candidate Biography
Personal Statement
  • For over twenty years, I have made my mark as both an experienced trial lawyer and an active member of our community. I have handled many extremely complicated and sensitive civil and criminal legal matters. I have been rated "Highly Qualified" (WNY Chapter of the Women's Bar Association) and "Well Qualified" (Bar Association of Erie County) to sit on the State Supreme Court. I am currently an adjunct professor at Canisius College and a former co-chair of the Judge John D. Hillary Scholarship Foundation. I possess the necessary experience, training and background required for State Supreme Court.
Party Membership
  • Democrat
Party Line
  • Conservative
  • Democrat
  • Independence
  • Working Families
Education
  • Canisius College, B.A., 1979
  • SUNY at Buffalo School of Law, J.D., 1983
Admitted to Bar
  • New York 1984
Occupation/Employer
  • Attorney at Law and Partner at Hiscock & Barclay, LLP
Professional Experience
  • Associate 8/83-12/87-Offerman, Fallon, Mahoney & Cassano
  • Partner 1/88-7/93: Offerman, Mahoney, Cassano, Pigott, Greco & Whalen
  • 7/93-3/01-Shareholder-Williams, Stevens, McCarville & Frizzell, P.C.
  • 3/01-present-Partner Hiscock & Barclay, LLP
  • 1990-present-Canisius College-Adjunct professor

 

 
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