To attend the swearing-in ceremony for Westchester County Judge Susan Capeci at 4 p.m. Thursday in Courtroom 200 at the county courthouse in White Plains. It’s open to the public.
Capeci was elected to a full 10-year term in November. She had been appointed to the bench in April by Gov. David Paterson to fill a vacancy left by Judge Francis Nicolai, who was elected to the state Supreme Court.
Capeci was a lawyer for the Mount Vernon Water Department and a defense lawyer for more than 20 years. She is on the board of the Legal Aid Society of Westchester and was campaign manager for county Judge Susan Cacace, a former Westchester prosecutor, in 2005.
County Court judges generally preside over felony criminal cases. The annual salary for county and state judges is $136,700.