Serving Western New York for over 25 years.
Thomas A. Klonick maintains a law practice in Fairport, New York with a concentration in the areas of corporate and business law, wills and estates, commercial and residential real estate, criminal law, and personal injury. He has practiced law for 30 years.
Mr. Klonick has served since 1995 as Town Justice for the Town of Perinton, New York. His experience also includes service as an Acting Rochester City Court Judge, Acting Fairport Village Court Justice, Hearing Examiner for the City of Rochester, and Town Justice for the Town of Macedon, New York. He was a Monroe County Assistant Public Defender from 1980 to 1983. Mr. Klonick is a lecturer for the Office of Court Administration Judicial Education Program for Town and Village Justices.
Mr. Klonick is currently Chairman of the Commission on Judicial Conduct to which he was appointed by New York State Chief Judge Judith S. Kaye in 2005. He is a member of the New York State Magistrates Association, New York State Bar Association, and Monroe County Bar Association where he was a member of the Ethics Committee. In 2008, he received the Monroe County Bar Association President’s Award for professionalism. He has served on the boards of St. John’s Home and Main West Attorneys, a provider of legal services for the working poor. He is the former Chairman of the Prosecuting Committee for the Presbytery of Genesee Valley and an Elder of First Presbyterian Church, Pittsford, New York.
Mr. Klonick is a graduate of Lehigh University and the Detroit College of Law, where he was a member of the Detroit College Law Review.