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Honorable Noreen Fee Calderin
Candidate for the
Supreme Court
Ninth Judicial District
(Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, and Westchester)

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Candidate Biography
Personal Statement
  • I am highly qualified for the position of State Supreme Court Justice. I have been the Judge in the Town of New Windsor in Orange County for 3 years and maintain an active law practice representing clients in all levels of courts. I have been an attorney for 20 years. I have extensive and diverse trial experience. I began my legal career as a prosecutor with the Orange County District Attorney’s Office and served there for 10 years. After leaving there I worked as a trial attorney with an insurance defense firm. As a town justice, I preside over litigation on a regular basis. I render decisions on many legal issues. I have a busy criminal and civil calendar and make myself available on a 24 hour basis for arraignments/ warrants as needed by the local police. My husband Rick (retired NYPD sergeant) and I have been married for 20 years. We have lived in our home for 20 years and are raising 3 daughters. I have been endorsed by the NYS Troopers Association, The Affiliated Police Association of Westchester County and the Orange County Police Chiefs, Sheriffs Dept and many of the local police agencies. I have been rated highly qualified by the Orange County Bar Association.
IJEQC rating
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  • Did Not Apply
Party Membership
  • Republican
Party Line
  • Conservative
  • Republican
Campaign Web Site
www.friends of noreen  
  • SUNY Oneonta, BS, 1986
  • St. John's School of Law, JD, 1992
Admitted to Bar
  • New York 1993
  • Town Justice/Attorney
Professional Experience
  • New Windsor Town Justice 2009-present: Elected to preside over criminal and traffic/civil matters. Render decisions on trials, hearings and motions. Adjudicate criminal , traffic, civil, small claims , real estate summary proceedings
  • Law Office Silver Forrester and Lesser 2009- present : Associate attorney in active general practice. Represent clients in courts of all levels on a daily basis. Make court appearances, conduct litigation, address issues and counsel clients
  • Law Office of Mary Bjork 2002-2009 : Senior trial attorney for in house insurance defense firm. Conducted numerous trials and depositions on a regular basis. Prepared motions and acted as mentor for new attorneys and paralegals
  • Orange County District Attorney's Office 1992-2002: Assistant District Attorney responsible for the evaluation and prosecution of all levels of crimes. Conducted many bench and jury trials to verdict of both misdemeanor crimes as well as felonies including murder.

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