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Posted on: May 6, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Rick Golden confirmed as Orange County Attorney


Goshen, N.Y. – The Orange County Legislature on Thursday, May 5th confirmed the County Executive’s appointment of Rick Golden as County Attorney by a vote of 18-0.

Golden, of Campbell Hall, previously served as County Attorney from 1994 to 2001. He has more than 40 years of municipal law experience and has been a partner with Burke, Miele, Golden and Naughton in Goshen for 20 years.

“Rick is a problem solver who is deeply respected by his peers,” Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus said. “The residents will be well represented by him and I look forward to working with Rick, who is a highly regarded municipal attorney.”

Golden’s first day with Orange County will be on Tuesday, May 17th.

 “I look forward to returning to County Government and collaborating with County Executive Neuhaus, the Legislature and the County’s various departments,” Golden said. “I am also eager to begin to work with the talented staff in the Law Office.”

For more information, contact Justin Rodriguez, Assistant to the County Executive for Communications and Media Relations at 845.291.3255 or


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