Christie D'Alessio of Irvington was appointed as a Greenburgh Town Judge Wednesday during the regular Town Board meeting.
"D'Alessio is a highly qualified candidate who has dedicated her legal career as a public servant," Supervisor Paul Feiner said.
D'Alessio earned her undergraduate degree from Mercy College and law degree Pace Law School with honors. After she was inspired by Chief Judge Janet Difiore during a Judicial Externship in Westchester County Court, D'Alessio worked with the Westchester County Attorney's office for 13 years as a litigator handling cases in local, state and federal court.
D'Alessio was appointed in 2014 as the Principal Law Clerk to the Hon. Anne E. Minihan in Westchester County and Supreme Court and has been working in the judicial branch writing decisions for the Westchester County and Supreme Court where she continuously demonstrates compassion, professionalism, and respect for those who appear before the court, Feiner added.
She is a member of the Women's Bar Association and plans to join the Town Court to develop internship programs, alternatives to incarceration and programs available to improve the reduction of recidivism.
"The members of the Town Board feel that Christie is highly qualified and will be an exceptional addition to the Court," Feiner said.
D'Alessio's appointment runs until the end of the year. An election for Town Judge will be held in November 2018. She will join Delores Brathwaite and Bonnie Orden on the court.
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