Hon. Thomas Amodeo

  (716) 845-2600

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Judicial offices

  • Acting Judge, County Court, Erie County, Appointed, 2003 to Present
  • Chief Judge, Buffalo City Court, Elected, City of Buffalo.- 8th Jud. Dist., 1995 to 2014
  • Chief Judge, Buffalo City Court, Appointed by Mayoral Appt., 1994 to 1995
  • Judge, Buffalo City Court, Elected, City of Buffalo. - 8th Jud. Dist., 1991 to 1994
  • Judge, Buffalo City Court, Appointed by Mayoral Appt., 1990 to 1991


  • J.D., Gonzaga University Law School, 1976
  • BA, Canisius College, 1973

Bar admission

  • NYS Appellate Division, Fourth Department, 1977
  • US Federal Western NY District, 1981
  • US Federal 2nd Circuit Appellate Court, 1985

Professional experience

  • City of Buffalo, Assistant Corporation Counsel, 1985 to 1990
  • Buffalo Urban Renewal, Attorney, 1984 to 1985
  • N. Y. State Senate, General Counsel, 1981 to 1985
  • Amodeo & Gucciardo, Partner - Attorney, 1979 to 1985

Professional and civic activities

  • Member, N.Y. S Assoc. of City Court Judges, 1990 to present
  • Director, Member, N.Y.S. Assoc. Drug Treat Ct. Professionals, 1999 to present
  • Member, National Assoc. Drug Ct. Professionals, 1996 to present
  • Chair, Criminal Law Adv. Bd., Erie County Community College, 1994 to present
  • Member, Justinian Association, 1981 to present
  • Member, Advocates Club, 2004 to present
  • Director, Past President, North Buffalo Community Center, 1978 to present
  • Director, Coach, Hertel North Park Youth Baseball, 1984 to present
  • Co-Founder, Director, North Buffalo Youth Hockey, 1990 to 1998
  • Co-Founder, Former Director, North Buffalo Boosters, 1976 to 1990
  • Member, Former Director, Forest District Civic Association, 1990 to present
  • Co-Founder, Former Director, Buffalo Italian Festival, 1989 to present

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