Elect Richard F. Sweeney For Yonkers City Court Judge



34 Years as a Lawyer

With 34 years of experience, Richard F. Sweeney has worked in prosecution and criminal defense; he has represented landlords and tenants; he has represented petitioners and respondents in small claim matters; and he has defended traffic matters in the Yonkers City Court.

Former Yonkers City Court Judge

Former Yonkers City Court Judge Richard F. Sweeney has the extensive legal experience to be fair and impartial. Serving as Judge in each part of the Yonkers City Court makes him uniquely qualified to be a Yonkers City Court Judge.

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  • Archbishop Stepinac High School, 1977
  • SUNY Oneonta, B.A. Business / Economics, 1981
  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 1984
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Legal Career

  • Assistant County Attorney - Westchester County Attorney’s Office
  • Administrative Law Judge - Westchester County Human Rights Commission
  • Appointed as Yonkers City Court Judge by Mayor Phil Amacone
  • Private practice attorney based out of Yonkers City Court

Personal Life

  • Born and raised in Yonkers
  • Grandfather, John Dillon, was a New York Supreme Court Judge
  • Ironman Triathlete
  • Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America
  • Blind since 28 years old
  • Son graduated Gorton High School


Community Service

  • Active member of Access Westchester, Inc.
  • Former President and Board member of Westchester Disabled on the Move
  • Volunteer for Big Brother/Big Sister
  • Member National Federation of the Blind, American Council for the Blind, Yonkers Lion’s Club, former member of East Yonkers Rotary Club
  • Volunteer for Gorton High School, Mock Trial competition, and J-Law Project

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