Utica, NY – Surrounded by family and friends, Judge Anthony Brindisi was sworn in as the new Court of Claims Judge for the Utica region*. The oath was administered to Brindisi by the Presiding Judge of the Court of Claims, Judge Richard Sise in the Utica Court of Claims courtroom. The former Congressman and State Assemblyman was officially nominated by Governor Kathy Hochul back in May to be a Judge on the Court of Claims and his nomination was unanimously approved by the State Senate in June. The Court of Claims is the official forum for claims against the State of New York and certain State-related authorities.
Brindisi said: “It is the honor of a lifetime to be sworn in as a Judge in front of my closest family and friends. I am thrilled to continue to publicly serve in my hometown as a member of the judiciary and I will work every day to ensure equal justice under the law.”
*The Utica Court of Claims region covers the counties of Oneida, Herkimer, Lewis, Fulton, Montgomery, Madison, Hamilton and St. Lawrence.