Richard C. Wesley

Personal

Birthday: 
1949
Birthplace: 
Canandaigua, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Pittsford, New York, 1974-1976
Private practice, Geneseo, New York, 1976-1987
Assistant minority counsel, New York State Assembly, 1979-1982
State assemblyman, New York, 1983-1987
Justice, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Seventh Judicial District, 1987-1994
Associate justice, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial Department, 1994-1996
Associate judge, New York State Court of Appeals, 1997-2003

Education

Name of School: 
State University of New York at Albany
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1971
Name of School - Second: 

Cornell University Law School

Cornell Law School combines inspired teaching with cutting-edge scholarship in a close-knit and collegial intellectual community. Hallmarks include: A faculty that excels not only in scholarly productivity, but also in teaching ability An approach to legal education that encourages collaboration and interdisciplinary study A global emphasis, including educational partnerships around the world A part of Cornell University, one of the world's great research universities Graduates who are connected and make a difference

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1974

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Court Name: 

Second Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
6/12/2003
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