Applications for an upcoming vacancy on the state Court of Appeals must be submitted by no later than June 15 to the state Commission on Judicial Nomination.
A vacancy will occur Nov. 29 with the expiring term of Senior Association Judge Victoria A. Graffeo, who is seeking reappointment.
Applications may be downloaded from the commission’s website (www.nysegov.com/cjn) or obtained by contacting the commission’s counsel, Henry M. Greenberg, c/o Greenberg Traurig LLP, 54 State St., 6th Floor, Albany, N.Y. 12208; calling (518) 689-1492; or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications may be filed electronically by emailing them to CJN_Applications@gtlaw.com, or submitted by mail to the commission’s counsel.
Another vacancy will occur on Jan. 1 because Associate Judge Robert S. Smith will reach the mandatory retirement age of 70 this year and must retire by the end of the year.