Hon. Norman St. George
Hon. Norman St. George was appointed as Deputy Chief Administrative Judge for Courts Outside New York City effective September 1, 2021. The appointment was made by Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence K. Marks, with the consultation and approval of Chief Judge Janet DiFiore and the Presiding Justices of the Appellate Divisions of the Second, Third and Fourth Judicial Departments.
Judge St. George is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of all trial-level courts in the 57 counties outside of New York City, which includes over 640 justices and over 6000 non-judicial employees. He works with local Administrative Judges in overseeing implementation of the court system’s programs and initiatives and in optimizing allocation of personnel and other court resources to meet the needs and goals of those courts. Additionally, he is responsible for oversight of New York’s local Town and Village Courts.
Prior to ascending to the bench, Judge St. George practiced law for sixteen years as a federal and state trial attorney. From 2004 - 2008, Judge St. George was elected to the Nassau County District Court. Thereafter, Judge St. George was an elected Nassau County Court Judge and an Acting Supreme Court Justice from 2008 to 2018. During that time, he was appointed as the Supervising Judge of the Nassau County District Court from 2013 – 2018. Then, in 2019, Judge St. George served as the District Administrative Judge for all courts in Nassau County.
Information about Judge St. George is also available on the Judicial Directory.