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Vito Joseph Titone Edit Profile

Vito Joseph Titone, former state supreme court justice. Bar: New York 1957, United States District Court (eastern and southern districts) New York, 1962, United States Supreme Court 1964, United States Court Appeals New York 1985.


Titone, Vito Joseph was born on July 5, 1929 in Brooklyn. Son of Vito and Elena (Ruisi) Titone.


Bachelor, New York University, 1951. Juris Doctor, St. John's University, 1956. Doctor of Laws, St. John's University, 1984.


Partner Maltese & Titone, New York City, 1957-1965, Maltese, Titone & Anastasi, New York City, 1965-1968. Associate counsel to president pro tempore New York State Senate, 1965. Justice New York State Supreme Ct, New York City, 1969-1975.

Associate justice appellate division 2d department, 1975-1985. Judge New York State Court Appeals, Albany, 1985—1998. Of counsel Mintz & Gold LLP, New York City, 1998—2005.

Adjunct professor College Staten Island, City University of New York, 1969-1972, St. John's University, Jamaica, New York, 1969-1985.


Board governors Daytop Village Incorporated, New York York City. Board directors Boy Scouts American. Board trustees The American Parkinson Disease Association With United States Army, 1951-1953, to colonel New York State Guard.

Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Richmond County Bar Association, Supreme Court Justice Association, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion (past Commander), Charles C. Pinckney Tribute Defense Association of New York, Justinian Society, Knights of Columbus.


Married Margaret Anne Viola, December 30, 1956. Children: Stephen, Matthew, Elena Titone Hill, Elizabeth.