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Patrick Henry NeMoyer
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
  • Highest possible ratings from the IJEQC, the Erie County Bar Association, the Women's Bar Association of WNY and the Minority Bar Association. Honored by the Erie County Bar Association for service to the Matrimonial Bar (1999), service to the Commercial Bar (2001). Also recognized by the NY State Trial Lawyers Association (2006). Member Supreme Court Justices Association - Committee on Civil Pattern Jury Instructions. Honored by the New York State Bar Association with a Citation for Special Achievement in Public Service in 2010 for the work of the PJI Committee. Married since 1977 to Elyse Hurwitz and the proud parents of four daughters - Erin Michelle, Caitlin Carroll, Amanda Nicole and Rachel Elizabeth
IJEQC rating
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  • Highly Qualified (Available in 4th Department Only)
Party Membership
  • Democrat
Party Line
  • Conservative
  • Democrat
  • Independence
  • Republican
  • Working Families
Campaign Web Site
  • SUNY Binghamton, B.S. in Business, 1974
  • SUNY Buffalo School of Law, J.D., 1977
  • SUNY Buffalo Department of Economics, M.A. in Economics,
Admitted to Bar
  • New York 1978
  • New York State Supreme Court
Professional Experience
  • U. S. Attorney for the Western District of New York 1993 - 1997
  • Erie County Attorney 1988 -1993
  • Principal Law Clerk to 8th District Administrative Judge James B. Kane 1979 -1987
  • Confidential Law Clerk to 8th District New York State Supreme Court Justice James B. Kane 1977 - 1978

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