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Newark Village Justice, 1985 - 2005.

                  Presided over more than 55,000 cases.

Acting Rochester City Court Judge, 1989 - 1990.

Acting Auburn City Court Judge




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.







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