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Where: Yonkers, NY
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Former Judge Richard Sweeney was appointed to the bench by Mayor Phil Amicone.
Richard Sweeney was born and raised here in Yonkers and was known as a good, effective and a fair city court judge.
He practiced in every court within the Yonkers City Court system and has prosecuted and defended.
Richard Sweeney has practiced both criminal law and civil law.
He has conducted felony jury trials and has drafted contracts and legislation.
Richard Sweeney has represented landlords and has represented tenants.
He has been legally blind for much of his adult life.
However, his blindness has never affected his ability to practice law or serve as a City Court Judge.
He has overcome many obstacles and he intend to beat the odds and again become a Yonkers City Court Judge.
Richard Sweeney is a graduate of SUNY Oneonta and Fordham Law School