Richard B. Golden

Richard B. Golden: Attorney with Burke, Miele, Golden & Naughton, LLP AV stamp icon


County Attorney, Orange County, New York (1994-2001). Mr. Golden currently serves as (1) Village Attorney for the Village of Maybrook, (2) Planning Board Attorney for the Village of Woodbury, (3) Planning Board Attorney for the Town of Goshen, (4) Special Counsel to the Town of Goshen for police affairs, including disciplines, arbitrations, grievances, contract negotiations, and related litigation, (5) Attorney for two quasi-government Cornell Cooperative Extension organizations (Orange County and Dutchess County), (6) Special litigation counsel to the Orange County Partnership, (7) Special Counsel to Village of Walden Ethics Board, and (8) Special Counsel to City of Newburgh on both litigation and non-litigation matters, (9) Attorney for Village of Monroe Zoning Board of Appeals, (10) Special Counsel to the Village of Monroe Board of Trustees. Town Justice, Town of Hamptonburgh. Member, Orange County Board of Ethics. Past President, New York State County Attorneys' Association. Past Member: Governor's Judicial Screening Committee (Second Department, Orange Co.), Attorney Grievance Committee (9th Judicial District), New York State Continuing Legal Education Board. Editor-in-Chief, American Journal of Trial Advocacy (1979-1980), 2015 Superlawyers.

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Zoning, Planning and Land Use
  • Civil Litigation
  • Constitutional Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Construction Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
845-294-4080  Phone
845-294-7673  Fax
University Attended:
State University of New York, B.A., 1975
Law School Attended:
Cumberland School of Law of Samford University, J.D., cum laude, 1980
Year of First Admission:
1982, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; 1982, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; 1991, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; 1981, New York and U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit; 1996, U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York; 1999, U.S. District Court, Western District of New York; 1995, U.S. Supreme Court; 1983, U.S. Claims Court
Orange County (President, 2004-2005), New York City (Member, Government Ethics Committee), and New York State Bar Associations.
Birth Information:
Rockville Centre, New York, April 1, 1953

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