Hon. Peter Buckley

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Judicial offices

  • Supervising Judge, Justice Courts, Sixth Judicial District, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau, 2008 to Present
  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Chemung County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau, 2008 to Present
  • Judge, County Court, Chemung County (Multi-bench, County, Surrogate), Elected, 1997 to 2007; Re-elected, 2007 to 2016
  • Judge, County Court, Chemung County, Appointed by Governor, 1996 to 1996
  • Judge, City Court, Elmira, Elected, 1980 to 1996; Re-elected, 1996 to 1997


  • J.D., St. John's University School of Law, 1971
  • B.A., Niagara University, 1968

Bar admission

  • NYS, Appellate Division, Fourth Department, 1972
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York, 1973

Professional experience

  • Experience
  • Denton, Keyser, LaBrecque & Moore, P.C., Partner, 1981 to 1996
  • Personius, Mustico, Sullivan & Prechtl, P.C., Associate, 1978 to 1981
  • Chemung County District Attorney, Assistant District Attorney, 1974 to 1979
  • Jarvis, Pilz, Buckley & Treacy, P.C., Associate, 1972 to 1974

Professional and civic activities

  • President, NYS County Judge's Association, 2007 to 2008
  • President, NYS Association of City Court Judges, 1994 to 1995
  • Board of Trustees, Member & Former President, Notre Dame High School, Elmira, NY
  • Chapter Chairman & Board of Directors, American Red Cross, Chemung County Chapter
  • President & Board of Directors, Elmira Glove House
  • President, Elmira Kiwanis Club
  • President & Board of Directors, Hibernian Center of Chemung County
  • Chairman & Board of Directors, Southside Community Center at Parley Coburn School
  • Board of Directors, Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council of Chemung County
  • Board of Directors, Compeer of Chemung County
  • Lecturer, Town & Village Justice Training
  • 1st Lieutenant, United States Army & Army Reserves Field Artillery, 1972 to 1978

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