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TOWN JUSTICE - YORKTOWN

Term: 4 years Salary: $32,437
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    Aviah Cohen Pierson (D, WF) Attorney

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    Salvatore A. Lagonia (R, C, IN, REF) Judge and Attorney

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City/Town of Residence Yorktown
Education B.A. University of Pennsylvania, J.D. Fordham University School of Law
Prior Civic Service Brookside Elementary School PTA, Treasurer
Campaign Email cohenpierson@gmail.com
Campaign Phone (914) 886-5656
Twitter @cohenpierson
My legal experience is diverse. As a litigator, I handled complex cases in state and federal courts. As a court attorney, I drafted decisions and mediated disputes. As General Counsel to a large medical practice, I oversee all corporate and litigation issues at this practice of over 180 doctors and 1,000 employees. I grew up in Yorktown and have young kids in the schools and I believe the court should be proactive with our schools and community. I would be Yorktown's first female Town Justice.
City/Town of Residence Yorktown, NY
Current Political Office Judge of the Yorktown Justice Court
Education Juris Doctor - Pace University Law School BS - Mercy College
Prior Civic Service Judge of the Court for 8 years Attorney At Law Law Professor - CUNY Retired Police Officer
Campaign Web Site http://LagoniaForJustice.com
Campaign Email Sal@LagoniaLaw.com
Campaign Phone (914) 245-7500
Twitter @SLagonia
I have served as the Judge of the Yorktown Court for the past 8 years & in that time have presided over the elimination of prior case backlogs and the overall modernization of the court. I have partnered with our schools & civic organizations, to proactively reduce drug and alcohol abuse in our community. Our philosophy of creative case management encourages improved behavior. Experience truly matters. We are proud that our court now serves as a model court to other communities

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