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Joseph Damrath

Position Title: Associate Professor
Department: Business
Office Location: EJ Brown Hall
Office Phone: 607-587-3412

JD, University of Toledo, College of Law, Toledo OH, 1980

MA, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA, Philosophy, 1975

BA, Le Moyne College, Syracuse, NY, Philosophy, 1973


Teaching Overview: 

Business Law I & II, Estate Planning, Business Ethics, Legal Environment of Business,

Sport Law

Professional Experience: 

Admitted to New York State Bar in 1981 and admitted to practice before the Federal District Courts;

Hornell City Court Judge (New York 7th Judicial District) since 1989.



Publications and Events: 

  Presenter: Continuing Lega Education Seminar, San Diego, Ca, "Asset Protection: Fraudulent Conveyance"(1996): Reno NV, "Asset Protection: Limited Liability Companies" (1993).

People v. Rice, 148 Misc. 2d 204 (1990); Valintino v. Principio, 174 Misc. 2d 709 (1997); City of Hornell v. Harrison, 192 Misc. 2d 273 (2002); City of Hornell v. Glover, 2002 NY Slip Op. 40345(U); Nichols (Wood) v. Drake, 2 Misc. 3rd 902 (2004).



New York State Bar Association; New York State City Court Judges Association; Society for Business Ethics, Academy of Legal Studies in Business; Rotary International (Past President- Hornell Chapter, Paul Harris Fellow); Parliamentarian, & Senator, Alfred State College Faculty Senate;

Honors and Awards: 

Distinguished Jurist (2010-Center for Dispute Settlement);

SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching (2010-2011 academic year)