Judge Treece was appointed a United States Magistrate Judge for the
Northern District of New York in 2001, retiring in the fall of 2015. Previously he was general counsel for
the Office of the Comptroller of the State of New York. Judge Treece also
served as First Deputy of the Capital Defender Office; Assistant New York State
Attorney General; and Assistant Public Defender for Rensselaer County.
Judge Treece has received awards from the Albany County and New York
State Bar Associations. He is a member
of the board of trustees at Siena College, the New York Bar Foundation and the
New York State Bar Association’s House of Delegates. He was a co-founder and president of the
Capital District Black Bar Assocation.
Judge Treece received Albany Law’s Distinguished Service Award in
1999. He continues to be an adjunct