Hon. Mark C. Dillon
Appellate Division of the NYS Supreme Court
Second Judicial Department
140 Grand Street, Suite 503
White Plains, New York 10601
Job ExperienceMark C. Dillon is a Justice of the New York State Supreme Court, currently serving in its Appellate Division in the Second Judicial Department. He was elected to the Supreme Court in the state's Ninth Judicial District in 1999, before his appointment to the Appellate Division by Governor George Pataki in 2005. He was re-appointed to one of the senior "constitutional" seats at the Appellate Division by Governor David Paterson in January of 2009. Justice Dillon has presided in a variety of courts including the trial parts of the Supreme Courts in Westchester, Rockland and Dutchess Counties, the Westchester County Court, and the Yorktown Justice Court. His experience on the bench totals 19 years.
Justice Dillon has also been an active civil litigator and trial attorney in state and federal courts in the greater New York City area, at the White Plains firms of Cerussi & Spring, and thereafter, at Dillon & Sarcone, LLP, where he received the highest attorney category rating of Martindale-Hubbell.
Justice Dillon has lectured frequently at CLEs dealing with civil procedure, appellate practice, medical malpractice, matrimonial law and criminal law, and has written extensively on matters of civil practice in court decisions and in legal publications (below). Justice Dillon joined the Adjunct faculty of Fordham Law School during the 2007-08 school year, and teaches a course on New York Practice.
Professional AffiliationsNew York State Bar Association
Westchester County Bar Association
Dutchess County Bar Association
White Plains Bar Association
Yorktown Bar Association
New York State Magistrates' Association
Fordham Law Alumni Association (Westchester-Putnam Chapter)
The Friendly Sons of St. Patrick
EducationColgate University (B.A. 1981)
New York University (M.A. 1990)
Fordham University School of Law (J.D. 1984)