Newark Village Justice, 1985 - 2005.
Presided over more than 55,000 cases.
Acting Rochester City Court Judge, 1989 - 1990.
Acting Auburn City Court Judge
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE, 1970 - Present:
Certified Family Court Attorney for Children, 1974 to present.
Village of Newark Prosecutor, 1976-1985.
Chief Assistant Public Defender, Wayne County, 1974-1975.
Assistant Public Defender, Wayne County, 1970-1974 and 1980-1985.
Private practice of law in Wayne County, 1970 - present.
Administrator of Wayne County Assigned Counsel Program, 2008 - present
President of Wayne County Bar Association, 1990-1991,
Served on the Professional Standards Committee.
Member, 7th Judicial District Professional Standards Committee, 2003-2010, 2016-2022
Member, Independent Judicial Election Qualification Commission, 2013 - 2015
President, Wayne County Magistrates Association, 2002-2004.
New York State Magistrates Association.
American, New York State and Wayne County Bar Associations.
Licensed U.S. District Court, Western District of New York, 1975
Licensed U.S. Supreme Court, 1974.
Newark-Wayne Community Hospital Board of Directors. Secretary.
Member of Executive Committee, Finance Committee, By Laws Committee, Nominating Committee, Chairman of the Strategic Policy Committee
ViaHealth of Rochester Strategic Policy Committee.
Park Presbyterian Church, Ruling Elder, Past President of Trustees.
Wayne County Center for Dispute Resolution. Board of Directors.
Wayne County Victim's Resource Center. Outstanding Support Award.
Newark Lions Club, Past President.
Newark Country Club, Past President, Treasurer.
Newark Rotary Club, Past Treasurer.
American Red Cross Wayne County Chapter Board of Directors 2007 to 2010
Other Service: Ducks Unlimited, Elks, Masons.
Syracuse University College of Law, J.D. 1970
Outstanding Contribution to the Law School Award, 1970
Northwestern University Advanced Criminal Law Program, 1972
University of Rochester, B.A. (History) 1967
High School: Wooster School, Danbury, Connecticut
Married to Dr. Gail S. Chambers since 1969.
Two children: John, age forty-six, Peter, age forty.