Michael Kavanagh - Rusk, Wadlin, Heppner & Martuscello, LLP

Michael Kavanagh
Rusk, Wadlin, Heppner & Martuscello, LLP
255 Fair Street
Kingston, NY 12401


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Michael Kavanagh
Rusk, Wadlin, Heppner & Martuscello, LLP

Attorney Profile
Law School

Villanova University
1967 - 1970




 Michael Kavanagh served as Assistant District Attorney in New York County for 4 years and then District Attorney in Ulster County for 21 years before being elected as a Supreme Court Judge in the 3rd Judicial District, This district includes Albany, Rensselaer, Ulster, Columbia, Schoharie, Greene and Sullivan Counties. In 2006, he was appointed to the NYS Appellate Division, 1st Department. In 2008 appointed Associate Justice of the Appellate Division, 3rd Department. Not only has Mike served on the NYS Litigation Coordinating Panel and the Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics. Michael Kavanagh has been recognized for his career accomplishments, including Enforcement Man of the Year and his designation as Outstanding Judge by the Albany Bar Association.

Bar Admissions:

  • New York, 1970


  • Villanova University School of Law 1970
    • J.D.
  • Merrimack College, 1965
    • B.A.

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • New York State Bar Association
    • Member
  • Ulster County Bar Association
    • Member
  • National Arbitration and Mediation Service (NAMS)
    • Mediator and Arbitrator