Congratulations to Hon. Janet DiFiore! She was just invested as Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals, the highest court in the state. Judge DiFiore is a life-long Westchester resident who has a long history of public legal service including serving as Westchester County District Attorney and as a Westchester County Court Judge as well as a Justice of the New York Supreme Court. At her investiture to the highest judicial position in New York in Albany on Feb. 8th, she announced an Excellance Initiative to improve all aspects of the court system. Her remarks are available here: http://www.nycourts.gov/whatsnew/pdf/investiture-remarks.pdf
We wish Judge DiFiore great success in her new position and we are sure that she will serve the judicial system with integrity, distinction and honor.