About Ron Walsh 

Attorney in Cortland, NY

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Education and Academic Background: Ronald Walsh initiated his academic journey at Cornell University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in 1981. Committed to a comprehensive understanding of law and governance, he later pursued a Master of Arts degree at Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs in 1999. Ron solidified his commitment to the legal field by obtaining his Juris Doctor Degree from Syracuse University College of Law in the same year.

Bar Admission: In 2000: Ron Walsh was admitted to the New York State Bar, marking the beginning of his legal career. Over the years, he has become a respected member of the legal community known for his dedication to justice and the rule of law.

Professional Affiliations: Ron actively participates in various legal associations, holding memberships with the Cortland County, and New York State Bar Association . Ron's contributions to the legal profession include service as a member of the New York State Bar Association House of Delegates from 2002-2003 and 2005-2006. Additionally, Ron is affiliated with organizations such as the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NYSACDL) and the New York State Defenders Association.

Language Skills: Fluent in both English and Danish, Ron Walsh demonstrates an ability to connect with diverse communities, reflecting his commitment to inclusivity and effective communication.

Public Service and Leadership: Ron's dedication to public service extends beyond the courtroom. Serving as the Mayor of the City of Cortland from 1992 to 1999, County Legislator in Cortland County, N.Y., from 1990 to 1991, and City Council Member in Cortland, N.Y., from 1984 to 1989, he consistently demonstrates leadership and a passion for community development. Ron also served on the Executive Committee of the New York State Conference of Mayors from 1997 to 1999 and as a member of the Cornell University Board of Trustees from 2008-2021. In addition, Ron was recently appointed to serve on the City of Cortland's Ethics Board.

Rooted in Cortland, New York, born on October 14, 1959, Ron Walsh remains deeply connected to his community, contributing meaningfully to its growth and well-being. His journey exemplifies the intertwining elements of legal expertise, community engagement, and leadership, shaping a well-rounded and influential professional.


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University: Cornell University, B.S., 1981; Syracuse University Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, M.A., 1999

Law School: Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., 1999

Admitted To The Bar: 2000, New York

Memberships: Cortland County, Broome County and New York State Bar Associations (Member, House of Delegates, 2002-2003 and 2005-2006). New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NYSACDL). New York State Defenders Association.

Languages: English, Danish

Born: Cortland, New York, October 14, 1959

Biography: Mayor, City of Cortland, 1992-1999. County Legislator, Cortland County, N.Y., 1990-1991. City Council Member, Cortland, N.Y., 1984-1989. Member, Executive Committee, New York State Conference of Mayors, 1997-1999. Deputy Trustee, Cornell University Board of Trustees, 2008 - Present.