Focus On Judicial Candidate Verris Shako
The General Election this is November 3, 2020. There are three openings for Yonkers City Court Judge this year and Verris Shako would like you to cast one of those judicial votes for her. Verris has protected the rights of Yonkers residents. She has represented clients on matters involving criminal, family, and traffic law in Yonkers City Court as well as in many other courts in Westchester County. After years of practice, Verris started her own law practice in 2009. She has litigated felony matters to verdict as well as conducted trials in family court. Verris understands the law and the importance of giving both sides an opportunity to be heard before deciding on a case. She believes in Justice. She will bring that experience and dedication with her to the bench. Verris has fought for and understand the importance of protecting the rights of parents, grandparents and children. She understands that legal decisions affect everyone in a family. By running for Yonkers City Court Judge, she aims to protect Yonkers families by ensuring their right to be heard and their cases are resolved in a fair and impartial manner. As a Judge, Verris will bring her many years of dedication to advocating and finding solutions for Yonkers residents and all litigants that will appear in front of her. Verris is a member of many local organizations and associations including the Yonkers Lawyers Association, Westchester County Bar Association, Westchester Women’s Bar Association, NYS Bar Association, Aquehung Women’s Democratic Club and the Yonkers Chapter of thee Westchester Black Women’s Political Caucus, Inc. Verris grew up in Westchester County and has lived in Yonkers for more than sixteen years. She is happily married to Lucson, and they are the proud parents of two children.