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Vote Joe Zavaglia
Vote Joseph Zavaglia

Justice, Compassion, Families First

Get Out The Vote 2023

Onondaga County Family Court

Please vote for me on November 7th, 2023

Family Values

  • Proud father of two teenage sons
  • First generation Italian-American, born and raised in Onondaga County


  • Village of East Syracuse Judge for 9 years
  • Emergency Family Court jurisdiction as a Youth Part Accessible Magistrate for 4+ years
  • Family Court Attorney that has represented assigned clients, retained clients, and children
  • Deputy County Attorney in the Family Court Division as a prosecutor
  • Syracuse University and SUNY ESF Legal Services attorney
  • Graduate of East Syracuse – Minoa High School, Onondaga Community College, SUNY Binghamton and New England School of Law


  • Endorsed by The Onondaga Veterans Party
  • Rated “Highly Qualified” for Family Court Judge by the CNY Women’s Bar Association
  • Twice elected as a Village of East Syracuse Judge

Joe Zavaglia in the Community

  • Trappers Pizza Pub

    I want to thank my family and friends for coming to Trappers Pizza Pub to kickoff my campaign!

  • The Grande Labor Day Parade

    Skaneateles Volunteer Fire Department

    A great way to spend the Labor Day weekend with my family! Our community is one of the reasons I’ve lived in Onondaga County my whole life.

  • Labor Day Parade

    The Great New York State Fair
    Labor Day parade and fun times with family and friends!
  • McMahon Ryan Child Advocacy Center Mobile Unit

    Crew providing emergency services to victims of abuse.

  • Meeting Rabbi Yaakov T. Rapoport

    Great meeting Rabbi Yaakov T. Rapoport from Chabad-Lubavitch of Central New York.
  • The Dinosaur BBQ

    Very nice spending time with Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli at the Dinosaur BBQ.
  • Fayetteville Festival

    Meeting residents in the community at the Fayetteville Festival.

    Family Court Judges Position

    Responsible Areas
    • Adoption
    • Child Neglect and Abuse
    • Child Custody and Visitation
    • Child and Spousal Support
    • Domestic Violence and Orders of Protection
    • Guardianship
    • Juvenile Delinquency
    • Paternity
    • Termination of Parental Rights

    Joe Zavaglia

    "A proud Syracuse native, Village judge, and Family Court attorney running for Family Court Judge."

    Vote Joseph Zavaglia, Onondaga County

    Fundraiser to support Judge Joe Zavaglia’s run for Family Court at Maxwell's

    Friends of Joe Zavaglia including sponsors and hosts cordially Invite You to a Reception in Support of Judge Joe Zavaglia For Onondaga County Family Court

    Thursday, October 12, 2023

    122 East Genesee Street
    Syracuse, NY 13202

    4:30-6:30 PM

    Sponsors - $250
    General Admission - $99
    RSVP preferred by: Monday, October 9, 2023

    Checks payable to: Friends of Joe Zavaglia, P. O. Box 139, Minoa NY 13116

    Electronic payment to: 

    Thank You to All Our Sponsors and Future Sponsors

    Friends of Joe Zavaglia

    Sponsors and Hosts
    • Thomas J. Cerio, Esq.

    • Staci Dennis Taylor, Esq.

    • Luke Behm

    • Marisa Temple, Esq. & Robert Temple, Esq.

    • Karen Docter, Esq.

    • Patrick White

    • John Giamartino

    • Cosimo Zavaglia

    • Courtney Hills, Esq.

    • Guiseppe Zavaglia

    • Assemblyman William B. Magnarelli

    • Salvatore J. Zavaglia

    Rated "Highly Qualified" by Onondaga County Bar Association