John G. Stone. Esq. was endorsed by the Conservative Party to be their candidate for Supreme Court Justice for the New York State Fifth Judicial District. Stone has been the Principal Law Clerk to New York State Supreme Court Justice James P. Murphy for 7 years. Prior to that appointment, Stone spent 17 years as a litigation attorney in private practice and as a Senior Assistant Corporation counsel for the City of Syracuse serving under Mayors Thomas G Young, Roy A Bernardi and Matthew J Driscoll . He resides in Manlius, NY with his wife, Dr. Barbara Krenzer, and their three children, Elizabeth, John and Matthew.