Uniondale, May 4, 2016 – Peter B. Skelos was a panelist at the National Arbitration and Mediation (NAM) CLE titled, “Mediating Construction Defect Claims.”
Peter B. Skelos and joined the law firm of Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana, LLP. He directs the Appellate Practice Group and is a member of the Litigation Department.
Judge Skelos was admitted to practice law in the State of New York in 1981. He is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the U.S, District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, and the State of Florida.
In November 1994, Skelos was elected to the New York State District Court. He served as president of the Nassau County District Court Judges Association and vice president of the New York State District Court Judges Association. He was elected as a Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York for the 10th Judicial District in November 1998. Effective January 1, 2002, Skelos was appointed as an Associate Justice of the Appellate Term of the Supreme Court. Effective April 26, 2004, Skelos was appointed by Governor George Pataki as an Associate Justice of the Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department, one of the busiest appellate courts in the country. In December, 2007, Skelos was appointed by Governor Elliot Spitzer to be a member of the constitutional court of the Appellate Division. In 2012, Skelos was found “Highly Qualified” for the position of Justice of the Supreme Court by the New York State Independent Judicial Election Qualification Commission. He was reelected to the Supreme Court and re-designated to the constitutional court.
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