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2008 Voter Guide

Patrick J. McGrath
Candidate for the
Supreme Court
Third Judicial District
(Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Schoharie, Sullivan, and Ulster)

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Candidate Biography
Personal Statement
  • Full time trial court Judge for more than 23 years. Troy City Court Judge 1985-1993. Rensselaer County Court Judge 1994-present. Acting Supreme Court Justice 2006-present. First judge in NY to uphold Busters Law punishing tthose who abuse helpless animals. First judge in upstate NY to establish a Drug Treatment Court for non-violent felony offenders in 1997. First and only judge in Rensselaer County to preside over a double jury murder trial. Active in my community. Board of Directors Lansingburgh Boys and Girls Club and Spring Little League. Little league coach 17 years. CYO basketball and Troy pop warner coach.
 
Party Membership
  • Democrat
 
Party Line
  • Democrat
  • Working Families
 
Campaign Web Site
www.judgepatrickmcgrath.com  
Education
  • Manhattan College, Magna Cum Laude , Phi Beta Kappa, BA, 1975
  • Albany Law School, JD, 1978
 
Admitted to Bar
  • New York 1979
 
Occupation/Employer
  • Rensselaer County Court Judge
 
Professional Experience
  • Assistant District Attorney Rensselaer County 1980-1983
  • Deputy and Chief Clerk Albany County Surrogate's Court 1978-1980
 

Created from information supplied by the candidate. The Judicial Campaign Ethics Center does not check statements for accuracy, and does not correct spelling or grammatical errors. The Center does not support or oppose any political party or candidate.

 
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