Syracuse City Court

Contact Us:

The Honorable James C. Tormey III Criminal Courthouse
505 South State St.
Syracuse, N.Y. 13202-2104 
Phone: 315-671-2700

Civil Div.:
Phone: 315-671-2782
Fax: 315-671-2741

Criminal Div.:
Phone: 315-671-2760
Fax: 315-671-2744

Traffic Div.:
Phone: 315-671-2770
Fax: 315-671-2743

Syracuse Community Treatment Court:
Public Safety Building
511 S. State St. Room 117
Syracuse, N.Y. 13202
Phone: 315-671-2795
Fax: 315-671-2745

Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday
Court Terms & Holidays

Financial transactions requiring a same day receipt must be received before 4:00 PM. 

Payments made after 4:00 PM will be considered the next day's business and can be made in the following forms only:

  • Cash - Exact change
  • Certified funds - Government Money Order or certified check

If payment is made after 4:00 PM and you require a cash register receipt, you will need to provide a self-addressed stamped envelope so the receipt can be mailed to you after the payment is processed the next business day. 

Return of bail will be processed between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:00 PM. A valid photo ID and the original bail receipt are required.

Public parking is available near the courthouse for a daily rate. A limited number of metered handicap parking spaces are available on the street. 

ADA Accessibility:
Building entrance is accessible. Contact court for specific accommodations.

From North/South: Take Route 81S, exit at Harrison St. Take Harrison St., turn right on State St.
From West: Take 690 E, exit at West Genesee St. Take West Genesee (turns into James St.), turn right on Montgomery St.
From East: Take 690 W, exit at Townsend St., turn right on Erie Blvd., then left on State St.

Public bus service (Centro) is available.


Chief Clerk IV
Valerie L. James

Deputy Chief Clerk IV
Magdalena Postolovska

City Court Judges
Hon. Ross P. Andrews
Phone: 315-671-2794
Fax 315-671-2747

Hon. Vanessa E. Bogan
Phone: 315-671-2788
Fax 315-671-2746

Hon. James H. Cecile
Phone: 315-671-2772
Fax 315-671-2748

Hon. Erica T. Clarke
Phone: 315-671-2772
Fax 315-671-2748

Hon. Mary Anne Doherty
Phone: 315-671-2787
Fax 315-671-2740

Hon. Felicia Pitts Davis
Phone: 315-671-2788
Fax 315-671-2746

Hon. Ann L. Magnarelli
Phone: 315-671-2787
Fax 315-671-2740

Hon. Shadia Tadros
Phone: 315-671-2772
Fax 315-671-2748

Hon. Derrek T. Thomas
Phone: 315-671-2794
Fax: 315-671-2747