Thomas E. Bezanson


Articles:

  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    Editor: Briefly describe the current economic plight of New York State Judges. Bezanson: State court judges in New York have failed to receive a pay raise for over nine years. If they had been given appropriate cost of living increases to keep pace with inflation their pay would presently be in excess of $170,000. This has put our judges at...
  • Saturday, December 1, 2007
    Editor: Could you share your backgrounds with us? Smith: I was a judge for 31 years serving successively on the Civil and Supreme Courts and then on the Appellate Division, First Department, and most recently I completed a 14-year term on the Court of Appeals. I am now with Chadbourne & Parke. I've had the chance to observe and know the quality of...