JAMESTOWN – A former Jamestown City Court Judge will return to the bench Jan. 1.
The Jamestown City Council, during a meeting Monday evening, approved the nomination of George Panebianco, Esq., to be the new City Court Judge as Judge Frederick Larson has reached the mandatory retirement age.
Panebianco briefly addressed the Council following the vote. He says that he remains committed to serving the community in his return to judge.
“I would like to thank Mayor Sundquist and all of the Council for having the confidence in me to be Jamestown City Court Judge,” Panebianco said. “I can promise I’ll work very hard to make sure our citizens are protected, and make sure justice is served in our city.”
Panebianco has practiced last law for 32 years. A lifelong Jamestown Resident, he has worked at Lewis & Lewis P.C. for over 27 years, recently serving as President and Managing Partner.
“I am returning to the bench knowing that the local leadership of Lewis & Lewis will continue the tradition of quality representation to the Jamestown Community,” Panebianco said in a media statement. “Our clients continue to be in great hands.”
He previously served as Jamestown City Court Judge from 2004 – 2014.