Robert S. Rose was
appointed a Justice of the Third Department effective March 2, 2000.
He is a graduate of St. Lawrence University and Albany Law School.
After law school, he served in the United States Army as commanding officer
of an intelligence unit in West Germany and then as a captain in South
Vietnam from 1971 to 1972.
Upon his return to Broome County, Justice Rose was admitted to the Bar
in 1973, served as a confidential law clerk to a judge and as an Assistant
Broome County District Attorney, and engaged in the private practice of
law. He was elected a Supreme Court Justice for the Sixth Judicial
District effective January 1, 1988, and was appointed Administrative Judge
for the District in 1998.