Many Happy Returns
Election Day brought many happy returns for Touro grads, including 7 judgeships, two classmates re-elected to Brookhaven Town Council, and the Huntington Tax Receiver.
Nassau Family Court Judge Thomas Rademaker ’96 moved up to State Supreme Court in the 10th Judicial District (Nassau/Suffolk).
Four grads won Suffolk judgeship races including three first-timers: Victoria Gumbs Moore ’00, a court attorney referee in Suffolk Family Court, former Suffolk Family Court Law Clerk and member of the Law Center Board of Governors, was elected to Suffolk Family Court. Former NY State Assemblyman Ed Hennessey ’88 won a seat on the Suffolk District Court, 1st District. Roseanne Orlando ’97, a court attorney referee in the Suffolk County Family Court, won a seat on the 2nd District Court (Babylon). In East Hampton, Lisa Rana ’91 will continue as Town Justice, a position she’s held for the past 16 years.
In Brookhaven, ‘03 classmates Valerie Cartright and Dan Panico were re-elected to the Town Council for the 4th and 6th two-year terms, respectively - so Touro grads will continue to represent 1/3 of the votes on the 6-member Council. Former Suffolk Assistant DA Jillian Guthman '94, won her first full four-year term as Huntington Tax Receiver. In Nassau, Rhonda Erin Fischer ’93 was re-elected to another 6-year term as District Court Judge, 4th District. And in Westchester, Lewis Lubell ’94 was reelected to State Supreme Court, 9th Judicial District (Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland and Westchester Counties).