Schenectady County Court
- Clerk: 518-285-8401
- Mailing Address:
- Schenectady County Court
612 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12305
- Street Address:
- 612 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12305
- WWW Link:
A busy court primarily dealing with urban crime from a struggling city and the flow of drugs up from New York City due to prohibitionist policies.
ABOUT THE AREA
The County includes the City of Schenectady, the towns of Rotterdam, Glenville, Princetown, Duanesburg, and Niskayuna along with the Village of Scotia within Glenville. The Mohawk River runs through the county. A lot of history here dating back into the 1600s.
Hon. Karen Drago, with a lot of guest judges due to the caseload, including Hon. Richard Giardino & Hon. Polly Hoye from Fulton County
Schenectady District Attorney's office. DA Bob Carney has been outspoken in his support of NY's harsh drug laws. First ADA Phil Mueller is a solid, no-nonsense guy.
TYPE OF CASES
Felonies, with a lot of drug cases and other crimes driven by the incentives created by the drug war.