NEW YORK STATE BAR PRESIDENT SENDS GOVERNOR CUOMO
RATINGS OF CANDIDATES FOR COURT OF APPEALS VACANCY
New York State Bar Association President Seymour W. James, Jr. has sent
a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo with the association’s ratings
for the seven candidates under consideration for associate judge of the
New York State Court of Appeals.
The Governor must designate his choice between January 1 and January
15, 2013. The nominee then must be confirmed by the state Senate.
To assist with the appointment process, the State Bar reviews the
qualifications of candidates nominated by the state Commission on