Friday, September 21, 2012

PROMINENT COLUMBIA COUNTY TRIAL ATTORNEY TAPPED FOR SUPREME COURT



Richard Mott 
Candidate for Supreme Court 3rd Judicial District
Albany, New York – At the Democratic 3rd Judicial District Convention today, attorney Richard Mott was nominated unanimously by delegates there to serve as the Democratic candidate for NYS Supreme Court Justice.

Cyndy Hall, Chairwoman of the Columbia County Democratic Committee stated, “Our delegates are proud to have Richard Mott as our candidate. His credentials, experience and temperament make him an ideal choice for this important position. Richard will be an energetic, hard working candidate we can all endorse.”

Doreen Parsley Davis, Greene County Democratic Chair said "we are excited to have a candidate to support from neighboring Columbia County."

A native of Esopus in Ulster County, Richard Mott has resided in Columbia County since 1976 in the Town of Kinderhook. He has been in private practice at his Albany office since 1982. Mr. Mott also served in the Columbia County Public Defender’s office from 1982-1987. He was the Kinderhook Town Attorney from 1984-1986 and has extensive experience in all phases of the law.

Mr. Mott said, “I am grateful for the opportunity to serve the people of Columbia County and all of the people of the 3rd Judicial District. I look forward to the campaign”

Hall stated, “Columbia County has been without a resident Supreme Court Justice on the bench for far too long. We look forward to electing Richard Mott to the Supreme Court.”

Also nominated for the second available seat for Supreme Court Justice was Stephan Schick a criminal defense attorney from Sullivan County. Both Hall and Davis agreed that Greene County and Columbia County Democrats are solidly behind both judicial candidates and look forward to a successful election in November.

The 3rd Judicial District is comprised of the Counties of Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Schoharie, Sullivan and Ulster.

Democratic Supreme Court Justice Candidate Richard Mott 
with Columbia County Judicial Delegates
(l-r) Karen Feldman, Peter Bujanow, Sean Morton, William Hughes Jr., Cyndy Hall, Richard Mott, Keith St. John, Victor Mendolia, Carl Roby, Judy Rusk and Allison Clifford