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4th District Supreme Court Judge – Vincent Versaci

The Hon. Vincent W. Versaci has served as a Judge in the State of New York since January 2003. Currently, Judge Versaci serves as Acting Supreme Court Justice and Surrogate’s Court Judge for Schenectady County, New York.

Judge Versaci was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1997 after graduating with his Juris Doctor from Albany Law School in 1996. Prior to becoming Schenectady County’s Surrogate, Judge Versaci served as City Court Judge in the City of Schenectady where he presided over an arduous load of criminal and civil matters and at the time was noted to be the second youngest judge in the State of New York. Judge Versaci has also served as an Adjunct Professor and a practicing attorney with an emphasis on civil and criminal litigation primarily in New York State and Federal Courts.

In recognition of Judge Versaci’s experience and expertise in New York Trusts and Estates Law he has received several accolades and notable appointments. He has been instrumental in securing the enactment of new legislation and recommending changes to the statutes and rules pertaining to the affairs of decedents and the operations of the Surrogate’s Courts of New York State. Judge Versaci is also a member of the Surrogate’s Court Sub-committee of the ADR Committee. This sub-committee is currently reviewing alternatives to litigation in Surrogate’s Court proceedings.

He is actively involved in the community, having sat on the Boards of the Bridge Center, the Schenectady Cancer Foundation, Brown School and most recently, the Capital Region Aquatic Center. He is married to Tina Chericoni Versaci, also an attorney, and they have three children.

To learn more about Judge Versaci, visit his website at

The 4th Judicial District of the New York State Supreme Court includes the counties of Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Hamilton, Montgomery, Saratoga, Schenectady, St. Lawrence, Warren, and Washington. There are 3 open positions, so you may vote for three candidates. Vincent Versaci is one of three candidates who were endorsed by the Saratoga Springs Democratic Committee at the judicial nominating convention in August, along with Robert Muller and Teneka Frost.