Mark S. Nemeth is announcing his candidacy for reelection as Grand Island town justice this year. He has received the endorsement of the Grand Island Republican Party and the Grand Island Conservative Party.
Mark has been the Town of Grand Island town justice for the past four years and was the Grand Island town prosecutor for the 16 years prior. As the current town justice, he has been responsible for hearing cases involving all crimes and violations within the town’s jurisdiction, including violations of the New York criminal law and New York vehicle and traffic law, small claims, landlord/tenant actions and violations of the Grand Island town code.
Mark received his law degree, with honors, from Cleveland State University’s Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 1993, where he was awarded the American Jurisprudence Award in Ethics and in Secured Transactions. He also holds a B.S., with honors, in history and a minor in education from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
In Mark’s private practice, he is a partner in the law firm of Hurwitz Fine PC. He has been a licensed attorney and a litigator for 29 years, practicing in New York Supreme Court, town courts, and federal district courts throughout the state. He has extensive trial experience and appellate experience. Mark is a member of the Erie County Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, and the Defense Research Institute.
Mark has been married to his wife, Michelle, a high school math teacher in the Buffalo Public Schools, since 1993. They moved to Grand Island from north Buffalo in 1997. Mark and Michelle have two children, Miranda and Alex. Mark and his family have been involved in various community organizations and activities over the years.
Mark S. Nemeth