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    Itamar Yeger ~ District 4 Legislator

        (845) 638-5754 ~ yegerit@co.rockland.ny.us


  • Chair: Planning & Public Works Committee
  • Vice Chair: Public Safety Committee
  • Committee Member: Budget & Finance, Economic Development, Multi-Services, Special Committee on Sewer District No. 1
  • Member: Rockland County Solid Waste Management Authority Board

Itamar moved from Brooklyn to New Hempstead 16 years ago because he wanted a quieter and more peaceful life for his family. Soon after, Itamar began his career assisting others in the county. He joined and remained an active firefighter for almost 10 years, and served his village, his town and his county in various elected and appointed positions. He previously served as Counsel to Thomas P. Zugibe, the Rockland District Attorney, working to keep our communities safer. He then joined newly-elected New York State Supreme Court Justice Zugibe as his Law Clerk. He now serves as an attorney for the Town of Ramapo. Itamar's goals include: keeping taxes low and the quality of county government high; working with various groups to ensure that all needs of county residents are met; and ensuring that, whatever our differences, we can calmly and reasonably discuss the issues without resorting to the hateful rhetoric that is so endemic in today's political climate. Itamar looks forward to working with all open-minded people, of any political party or persuasion, to accomplish these goals.

Family:
Father of four children

Education:

Brooklyn Law School, New York: Juris Doctor, 1994
Brooklyn College, New York: Bachelor of Arts cum laude, Political Science, 1991

Experience Includes:

Attorney, Town of Ramapo, May 2020 - Present
Law Clerk, Hon. Thomas P. Zugibe, Justice of the Supreme Court, June 2019 - May 2020
• Rockland County District Attorney, Counsel to the District Attorney, September 2008- June 2018.
Pace Law School, Adjunct Professor of Law, Fall 2009-Fall 2014.
Town of Ramapo, Councilperson, November 2007- September 2008.
Rockland County District Attorney, Special Prosecutor, May 2007- September 2008.
Rockland County, Legislative Counsel, March 2003- September 2008.
New Hempstead Village, Trustee and Deputy Mayor, October 2003-November 2007.

Community Involvement:                                                                                                                       

Hillcrest Volunteer Fire Company No. 1, Former Volunteer, August 2002-August 2015.                                Ninth Judicial District, Part 137 Arbitrator, June 2007-September 2008.                                                      • Town of Ramapo Open Space Committee, March 2004-November 2007.

Professional Affiliations:

New York State Bar Association
District Attorneys Association of the State of New York, Emeritus.


Admissions to Practice:
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
United States District Courts, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, Second Department