Committees

If you have an interest in joining a committee or offering to assist with its efforts please contact the committee chair. Appointments to committees are made by the President of the Saratoga County Bar Association. The President and the Board welcome any suggestions for new committees to serve our members and the community’s needs.

Access to Justice Task Force

  • Matthew L. Chivers, Chair (285-5047)

Appointments & Nominations Committee

  • Hon. James A. Murphy, III, Chair (451-8815)
  • Shawn Lescault (885-2263)
  • Hon. John H. Cuilla, Jr. (453-5959)
  • Marne Onderdonk (285-8672)
  • Hon. Matthew Coseo (451-8827)

By-Laws Committee

  • Hon. Paul Pelagalli, Chair (451-8888)
  • James Cox (584-1500)
  • Hon. Thomas D. Nolan, Jr. (371-4834)
  • Karla Conway (429-4837)

Continuing Legal Education Committee

  • Kathleen Nielson, Chair (884-0200)
  • Hon. Francine Vero (451-8788)
  • Chris Mills (373-8339)

Finance and Audit Committee

  • Stuart Kaufman, Chair (587-5188)
  • Christopher Mills (373-9900)

Grievance Committee & Lawyer’s Assistance

  • John J. Carusone, Jr., Chair of Grievance Committee (584-3240)
  • Libby Coreno, Chair of Lawyer’s Assistance Committee (421-1366)

Judiciary Committee

  • Hon. Matthew Coseo, Chair (451-8827)
  • Michael Naughton (402-9184)
  • Brian Breedlove (383-9400)
  • Mary Withington (587-5188)

Law Day Committee & Scholarship Committee

  • Nancy Montagnino, Chair of Law Day Chairman (471-4870)
  • Hon. Matthew Coseo, Chair of Scholarship Committee (451-8827)
  • Tara Pleat (881-1621)
  • Matthew Young (533-3201)
  • Nancy Sciocchetti (650-7289)
  • Kathleen Nielson (884-0200)

Membership Committee

  • Matthew L. Chivers, Chair (285-5047)
  • Michael Billok (533-3236)
  • David Kubikian (465-7581, Ext. 123)
  • Tara Pleat (881-1621)
  • Mary Connolly (462-5601)
  • John Cannie (584-1500)
  • Alexander Budd (587-8112)
  • Katherine Carpenter (881-1621)
  • Elena Jaffe Tastensen (587-4419)
  • Matthew Coseo (451-8827)

Mock Trial Committee

  • Shawn Lescault, Chair (885-2263)
  • John Cannie, Co-Chair (584-1500)
  • Bruce Steves (587-0080)

Programs/Special Events Committee

  • Anthony Morelli, Chair (937-3094)
  • Christine Carsky (581-3200)
  • Ron Kim (581-8416)
  • Susannah Combs (577-3927)
  • Jennifer Jeram (480-6346)

Recognition & Memorial Committee

  • Karen A. Heggen, Co-Chair (885-2263)
  • Joseph C. Berger, Co-Chair (423-0847)

Uniform Rules Comment Committee

  • Christopher Mills, Chair (373-9900)

Veterans Legal Services

  • Scott Iseman, Chair (416-2158)
  • James Cox (584-1500)
  • Matthew L. Chivers (285-5047)
  • Trevor Johnson (447-3315)

Website & Social Media

  • Amy Campbell, Website Chair (339-5321)
  • Giovanna D’Orazio, Social Media Chair (308-8339)

Young Lawyer’s Committee

  • Mary Connolly, Chair (429-4272)
  • David Kubikian (465-7581, Ext. 123)
  • Hon. Francine Vero (451-8788)
  • Kelly Fisher (369-4569)
  • Sarah Wood (884-0020)
  • Bruce Steves (587-0080)
  • Alex Dunshee (930-2028)

Legal History Project

  • Gordon Eddy (894-8401)

Officers

 

  • President Scott M. Peterson
  • Vice President Stuart Kaufman
  • Treasurer Shawn M. Lescault
  • Secretary Hon. Francine Vero
  • Immediate Past President Christopher Mills

 

Board of Directors

 

  • John B. Cannie
  • Matthew L. Chivers*
  • Hon. Matthew R. Coseo*
  • Hon. James S. Cox*
  • Gordon W. Eddy
  • Stephanie W. Ferradino*
  • Karen A. Heggen*
  • Scott W. Iseman
  • Stuart Kaufman
  • Kyle N. Kordich*
  • Michelle M. Kulak

 

 

 

 

 

Board of Directors

 

  • Shawn M. Lescault
  • Christopher Mills*
  • Anthony Morelli
  • Kathleen A. Nielson
  • Kyran D. Nigro
  • Scott M. Peterson
  • Tara Pleat
  • Nancy Sciocchetti*
  • Karl J. Sleight*
  • Bruce D. Steves
  • Elena Jaffe Tastensen*
  • Hon. Francine Vero

*Past President of the Bar

 

 

State Bar Delegates

 

  • Nancy Montagnino
  • Kathleen A. Nielson
  • Michelle M. Kulak (Alt.)

*Past President of the Bar

 

Executive Coordinator

Patricia L. Clute P.O. Box 994 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 Telephone/Fax: 518-280-1974 pclute@saratogacountybar.org