In Memoriam

Louis P. Contiguglia

Louis P. Contiguglia passed away on January 8, 2021. His contributions as a practicing attorney for more than sixty years leave a lasting legacy

Admitted: 1956, New York | 1960, US District Court, Northern District of New York | 1972, US Supreme Court
Law School: Cornell University, J.D.
Louis, General Practice Attorneys in Auburn, NY


• Cayuga County Chairman, Grievance Committee 1978-1979 • Executive Committee 1980-1982, Vice President 1981, President 1982
• New York State, Member Committee on Legal Education and Admission
  to the Bar 1965-1967 Bar Associations


• Phi Delta Phi • Cornell Law School, 1965-1969
• Instructor, Practice Training Program • Assistant Counsel to New York State Governor, 1959–1960
• Order of the Coif. Member, Board of Editors, Cornell Law Quarterly, 1956 • New York State Legislative Committee on Metropolitan Areas, 1960–1964
• Co-Author, "The Lawyers Tightrope – Use and Abuse of Fees,"
  42 Cornell Law Quarterly, 1956.


Born: Auburn, New York, February 27, 1931


• Salvation Army Board, 1987
• Minority Committee on Local Government and Home Rule, 
  New York State Constitutional Convention, 1967
• Counsel to the Majority Leader's Office, New York State Senate, 1972-1978.
  Member, 1969-1980 and Chairman, 1977-1978, Mental Health Board of
  Cayuga County
• Special Counsel on Indian Affairs, New York State Senate, 1980–1986
• Member Committee on Character and Fitness, 4th Dept.,
  7th Judicial District, 1994


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