Judge Mike Misiaszek

Currently serving as an appointed part-time Oneida City Judge, Mike Misiaszek is running for the full-time judgeship that will be on the ballot in 2019 due to the pending retirement of Judge Anthony Eppolitto. The position carries a six-year term.

Judge Misiszek was appointed as a part-time City Court Judge in August 2002. In this position, he has presided over thousands of cases involving all manners of legal issues.

For the past 35 years, he has also served as a private attorney with primary areas of practice including real estate, trusts, estates and estate planning, municipal law, criminal law, and family court. He is a partner in the law firm of Helmer Johnson Misiaszek & Kenealy, with offices in Oneida and Utica.

Additionally, Misiaszek has served as Village Attorney for New York Mills and Town Attorney for Schuyler, and has taught our next generation as an Adjunct Instructor of Business Law and other courses at Utica College, the Utica School of Commerce, Mohawk Valley Community College, Herkimer County Community College and BOCES.

Prior to earning his law degree, Judge Misiaszek served our nation in the U.S. Naval Reserve from 1977 to 1983, retiring with the rank of Lieutenant. He also served with the U.S. Merchant Marines as Second Mate in charge of navigation and cargo operations.

Aside from his impressive professional credentials, Judge Misiaszek has volunteered for worthy local causes, including serving on the Board of Directors and as Board Chair of the Central Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

A graduate of Albany Law School and SUNY Maritime College, Judge Misiaszek lives in Oneida with his wife, Cathy. The couple has two adult sons.