Wed Aug 17 2022 | Blog : Admissions

Notice to Candidates for January 2023 Admission to the Bar

This Court will admit to practice successful bar candidates on January 11, 2023. In order to be eligible for admission, your completed application and all required affidavits and certificates must be postmarked on or before October 14, 2022. Please be advised if you miss the deadline date, the next bar admission ceremony will be held on June 12, 2023. More...

Wed Jun 15 2022 | Press Release : Court

Hon. Henry J. Scudder Potrait Ceremony - Watch on-demand (video)

Henry J. Scudder is a former Presiding Justice of the Appellate Division, Fourth Department. More...

Tue Jun 14 2022 | Press Release : AFC

Hon. Michael F. Dillon AFC Awards Ceremony - 2022 - Watch On-Demand (video)

The award signifies vigorous advocacy on behalf of children. The award is named for the late Presiding Justice Michael F. Dillon, who spearheaded the development of the highest quality of representation for children in the Fourth Department and who initiated mandatory training for attorneys for children in New York State. More...

Mon Jun 13 2022 | Press Release : Admissions : Court

June 2022 Bar Admission Ceremony @ Hochstein -- Watch on-demand (video)

June 2022 Bar Admission Ceremony at the Hochstein School in Rochster New York. Keynote Speaker - Trini E. Ross, United States Attorney for the Western District of New York. Hon. Gerald J. Whalen, Presiding. More...

Tue Jun 07 2022 | Notice to the Bar : Arguments : Briefs : Efile : Records

Filing Deadlines for July 12 Election Law Term

Please be advised that the Court will convene at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, to hear election appeals. More...

Thu Mar 17 2022 | Blog : Admissions

Notice to Candidates for June 2022 Admission to the Bar

This Court will admit to practice successful bar candidates in the on June 13, 2022. In order to be eligible for admission, your completed application and all required affidavits and certificates must be postmarked on or before April 12, 2022. Please be advised if you miss the deadline date, the next bar admission ceremony will be held in January 2023. More...

Thu Feb 17 2022 | Press Release : Admissions : COVID-19

Watch the February 2022 Bar Admission Ceremonies Live and On-Demand

Candidates for admission to the bar may share this page with guests who wish to view the ceremony. More...

Thu Dec 23 2021 | Notice to the Bar : Arguments : COVID-19

Remote Arguments for January Term

Due to public health considerations parties all arguments scheduled for January Term will be conducted virtually via the Court's remote argument protocol. More...

Media Inquiries

Please direct all media inquiries to the Clerk of the Court:​

Ann Dillon Flynn, Esq.
M. Dolores Denman Courthouse
50 East Avenue, Suite 200
Rochester, NY 14604
(585)530-3101

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