Lackawanna City Court , Erie County


City Hall
714 Ridge Road
Lackawanna, NY 14218

Phone: 716-845-7220
Fax: 716-845-7599

Chief Clerk
Phone: 716-845-7216
Fax: 716-845-7599


City Court Judge
Hon. Kenneth Szyszkowski

City Court Judge
Hon. Gary N. Violanti

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Accessible Magistrate Directory



City Treatment Court

Treatment Court Case Manager
Jennifer Dunn
Phone: 716-845-7218


Hours of Operation

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Criminal Court
Tuesday and Wednesday - 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Treatment Court
Monday - 9:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Traffic Court
Thursday & Friday - 9:00 a.m.

  • If you missed your Traffic Court date (infractions only), you can appear any Thursday or Friday at 9:00 a.m.  You must appear within 60 days of your original court date listed on the ticket or your license will be suspended and there will be additional fees to lift the suspension.   It is advised that you contact the Court the day before to confirm that traffic court has not been cancelled. 
  • If you missed your criminal (misdemeanor tickets) traffic court date, the court may have issued a warrant for your arrest.  You should contact the court as soon as possible.

Civil, Evictions, Commercial Claims and Small Claims hearings
Thursday - 9:00 a.m. / 2:00 p.m.
Friday - 9:00 a.m. / 2:00 p.m.

(Filing of these matters can be done anytime during regular cashiering hours Monday - Friday).

The court is closed on all state holidays.