Respect for Law


Fifth Judicial District Supreme Court Justice Bernadette Romano Clark receives the Respect for Law award from Brothertown Optimist Lee Pavlot. Twenty years ago, as an assistant district attorney for Oneida County, Clark also received the Law Person of the Year award. Other law enforcement members, including Oneida County DA Scott McNamara and Oneida County Sheriff Rob Maciol, attended the club’s dinner at Waterville Village Hall. Clark said her focus as a judge is to make sure everyone is heard and receives a fair experience in a timely manner. In his talk, Maciol outlined the growth in the county schools of Special Patrol Officers, which increased to 92 this year.

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