Malone receives Albany Law School’s highest honor

Bernard J. Malone Jr.

Bernard J. Malone Jr. received The Trustees Gold Medal from Albany Law School at Albany Law’s 2019 Grand Honors Awards.

First awarded in 1966, the edal is the highest accolade bestowed by Albany Law School and is given to an individual who has demonstrated a record of exemplary support and dedication to the advancement of Albany Law School. The award is presented by the Board of Trustees from nominations provided by the National Alumni Association Board of Directors.

Malone is a 1972 graduate of Albany Law School. Prior to joining Whiteman Osterman & Hanna as senior counsel to the firm, he served in a variety of public service positions.

From 2005 through 2012, he was a member of the Appellate Division of New York State Supreme Court, serving on the First Department in Manhattan and the Third Department in Albany.

He had been an elected trial level Supreme Court Justice since 1998. For the 15 years prior to that, he was an Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of New York, where he specialized in both civil litigation and criminal prosecution.

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