OSWEGO, NY – On Sunday, Judge James McCarthy was sworn in as a Justice of the New York Supreme Court by retiring Justice Robert C. Hurlbutt.
Judge McCarthy has served the people of Oswego and the State of New York as City Attorney, Oswego City Court Judge, Oswego County Court Judge and acting Supreme Court Justice for the past 14 years.
The ceremonies were held at the Oswego County Courthouse, witnessed by a room filled with Judge McCarthy’s friends and family.
His wife held the bible for him during the ceremonies.
His children watched with pride as their father took the oath of office.
Judge McCarty has also served his community as chairman of the Red Cross, Salvation Army and has been active in the United Way.