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Honorable Jeffrey F. Voelkl
Candidate for the
Supreme Court
Eighth Judicial District
(Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans, and Wyoming)

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Candidate Biography
Personal Statement
  • Dear New York Voter: I am a uniquely qualified candidate to be a “Fair but Firm” Supreme Court Judge. The following summarizes my qualifications: • Williamsville Judge 2003 • Acting Buffalo City Judge 2006 • Trial Lawyer - Robshaw & Associates, P.C. 1993 • Received highest rating which is “Qualified” from Independent Judicial Election Qualification Commission, rated “Qualified” by Erie County Bar Association. • Business First “Forty Under 40” Award, Who’s Who of American Colleges and Universities • Chairman - Erie County Bar Practice and Procedure Cmte • President - Amherst Library Brd • Founder - Williamsville Court Community Service Prgm • President - Williamsville Parks Cmte • Member - NYS Bar Association, Erie County Bar Asso, Aid to Indigent Prisoners, NYS Defenders, Volunteer Lawyers Project, Town & Village Court Advisory Committee • WNY Mock Trial Competition, Leukemia Society, Ntl Cntr for Missing & Exploited Children • Lifelong Resident of W. New York • Loving husband and father of two children I hope I have earned your vote in the November 2008 election. Thank you for your consideration and support. Respectfully, Honorable Jeffrey F. Voelkl (
Party Membership
  • Republican
Party Line
  • Conservative
  • Republican
Campaign Web Site  
  • Canisius College, BA, 1989
  • University of Akron, School of Law, JD, 1992
  • University of Boston, School of Law, LL.M., 1993
Admitted to Bar
  • New York 1993
  • New York 
  • Judge, Village of Williamsville since 2003 and Acting Judge Buffalo City Court 2006
Professional Experience
  • Trial Lawyer - Robshaw & Associates, P.C. since 1993. Handled various litigation in nearly every court in the 8th Judicial District.
  • Clerk to the Honorable Penny M. Wolfgang NYS Supreme Court (summer 1990),
  • Clerk to the Honorable John T. Curtin Federal District Court (summer 1991)

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