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Robert Lee Estes

Robert Lee Estes, American judge. Bar: New York 1972, United States District Court (northern district) New York 1972, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1976.

Background

  • Estes, Robert Lee was born on July 12, 1945 in Walton, New York, United States. Son of Robert and Gracia L. (DePuy) Estes.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1968. Juris Doctor, Albany Law School, 1971.

    Career

    • Associate Francis R. Paternoster, Esquire, Walton, 1971—1974. Partner Paternoster & Estes, 1974—1980, Paternoster, Estes & O'Leary, Walton, 1981—1982. Estate tax attorney Delaware County, 1975—1982, county judge Delhi, since 1983.

      Surrogate and judge Family Court Delaware County, since 1983. Contributor legal opinions to official law reports, 1983.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1972, United States District Court (northern district) New York 1972, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1976.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Delaware County Drug Abuse Council, Delhi, 1973-1976, Delaware County Community Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Development Disabilities Services Board, 1976-1982, vice chairman, 1981-1982. Participant First Statewide Symposium on Rural Development, Institute on Man and Science, Renssalaerville, New York, 1983. Member Association County Judges of State New York, Association Family Court Judges of State New York, Surrogate's Association State New York, Delaware County Magistrate's Association, American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Delaware County Bar Association (president 1981-1982), Masons.

    Connections

    • Married Linda J. Morgenthau, June 5, 1966. Children: Jeremy, Jennifer.
    • father: Robert Estes
    • mother: Gracia L. (DePuy) Estes
    • spouse: Linda J. Morgenthau
    • children: Jeremy Estes
    • Jennifer Estes
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    Born July 12, 1945
    (age 72)
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