Randolph F. Treece is a United States Magistrate Judge for the Northern District of New York. At the time of his appointment in 2001, he was General Counsel for the Office of the Comptroller of the State of New York.
Judge Treece earned his J.D. degree from Albany Law School in 1976.
Prior to his service in the Comptroller’s Office, he had been First Deputy of the Capital Defender Office; an Assistant New York Attorney General; a partner in the law firm of Fritts, Whiting & Treece; and an Assistant Public Defender for Rensselaer County. He is an adjunct law professor at Albany Law School.
Judge Treece has been honored with the Center for Law and Justice 2002 Frederick Douglass Award; the 1999 Albany County Bar Association President’s Award; the 1999 Albany Law School Distinguished Service Award; New York State Bar Association’s Root/Stinson Award; New York Civil Liberties Roland Smith Award; NAACP Thurgood Marshall Award; and the 2000 Man of the Year Award from the Capital District Chapter of the Links.
He serves on the Boards of Trustees of Albany Law School and Siena College, and on the Boards of Directors of the New York Bar Foundation, serving as Treasurer, and Albany County Bar Association. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association’s House of Delegates. He is Co-Founder and President of the Capital District Black Bar Association. He is also an Honorary Board Member of the Capital District Women’s Law Project and the Committee for Modern Courts.