United States District Court for the Western District of New York


United States District Court for the Western District of New York

The United States District Court for the Western District of New York is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction comprises the following counties: Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chemung, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates. It has jurisdiction over the cities of Buffalo, Rochester, and Elmira.

The United States Government is represented in the district by the United States Attorney for the Western District of New York. The current U.S. Attorney for the district is Terrence P. Flynn.

Judges

(4 authorized judgeships)
*John Raymond Hazel (1900-1931)
*Simon Louis Adler (1927-1934)
*John Knight (1931-1955)
*Harlan Watson Rippey (1934-1936)
*Harold P. Burke (1937-1981)
*Justin Colfax Morgan (1956-1959)
*John Oliver Henderson (1959-1974)
*John Thomas Curtin (1967-present)
*John T. Elfvin (1974-present)
*Michael Anthony Telesca (1982-present)
*David G. Larimer (1987-present)
*Richard Joseph Arcara (1988-present)
*William M. Skretny (1990-present)
*Charles J. Siragusa (1997-present)

ee also

*Denise O'Donnell, former US Attorney for this district

External links

* [http://www.nywd.uscourts.gov/ United States District Court for the Western District of New York Official Website]
* [http://www.usdoj.gov/usao/nyw/ United States Attorney for the Western District of New York Official Website]


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