Hon. Lawrence Ecker

Judge Ecker's Average Overall Review:

1 Stars

Based on 3 reviews

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Judicial offices

  • Justice, Supreme Court, 9th Judicial District, Elected, 2011 to 2024
  • Justice, Supreme Court, Putnam County, Appointed by Governor Paterson, 2010 to 2010
  • Justice, Village of Irvington, 1990 to 2010
  • Acting Justice, Village of North Tarrytown, 1988 to 1990

Education

  • B.A., Syracuse University, 1968
  • J.D., Brooklyn Law School, 1972

Bar admission

  • NYS, Appellate Division, Second Department, 1973
  • US District Courts, Southern and Eastern Districts, 1975
  • US Supreme Court, 1976

Professional experience

  • Ecker & Ecker, Partner, 1974 to 2010
  • Legal Aid Society, Criminal Division, 1972 to 1974

Professional and civic activities

  • Chair, Westchester County Board of Ethics, 2009 to 2010
  • Westchester County Executive's Criminal Justice Advisory Committee, 2006 to present
  • President, Westchester County Magistrates Association, 2003 to 2003
  • President, Yonkers Lawyers Association, 1982 to 1982
  • Board of Trustees, St. John Riverside Hospital, 1992 to present
  • Irvington Community Advisory Committee, 1993 to present
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Westchester County Bar Association
  • Westchester Women's Bar Association
  • Founding Member and Vice President, Justice Brandeis Westchester Lawyers Society
  • Columbian Lawyers Association
  • President, Greenburgh Hebrew Center, 1996 to 1998

Reviews

1

432. party to case (with attorney)

Larry Ecker is an unethical judge with no grasp of the law. The appellate division's recent reversal of his decision Stanley v. New York State Board of Parole is a testament to this. He often "loses it" in court calling litigants names like "animal", conducts ex parte conversations and "fixes" cases. This guy will be behind bars before long!


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2487. attorney (private practice)

Lawrence Ecker is a third rate Judge from a 4th rate law school. He frequently makes errors of facts and law. when he get's proven wrong he will bark at the person that corrected him "Were moving forward!" to attempt to distract from the fact he made and error He makes so many mistakes he even had to have a sign put up no his bench to say "Were moving forward" to help streamline the process sue to the number of people that try and put him on the right track


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3061. attorney (private practice)

Judge Ecker's lack of knowledge and incompetence is painful to deal with. Judge Ecker gets extremely hostile when you correct him for critical issues. His catch phase to avoid being corrected is that "We are moving forward, not backwards". It;s astounding this man is on the bench.


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