Matthew Rosenbaum '86, Justice of the Supreme Court in the Seventh Judicial District, will visit Hobart and William Smith Colleges for “Conversations with the Candidate,” from 12:45 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1 at the home of President Mark D. Gearan and Mary Herlihy Gearan, 690 S. Main St.; a light lunch will be provided.
Rosenbaum is a graduate of Hobart College and received his law degree from Boston University School of Law in 1989.
Rosenbaum will speak on his experience in this level of government and his nomination by Gov. George Pataki to the court in March. Rosenbaum is seeking a full 15-year term in the Nov. 8 elections.
His father, Richard M. Rosenbaum '52, was a trustee of the Colleges from 1971 to 1989, including a stint as vice chairman, and has been an honorary trustee since. The elder Rosenbaum, an attorney in Rochester, is a former chair of the state Republican party and former member of the Republican National Committee. He is also a former justice of the state Supreme Court.
The Seventh Judicial District includes the counties of Ontario, Seneca, Wayne, Yates, Cayuga, Livingston, Monroe and Steuben.