Guilderland Town Court

Phone 518-356-1980 x 1073
Address 5209 Western Avenue, Altamont, NY 12009
Mailing Address PO Box 339, Guilderland, NY 1208
Judges Judge John Bailey, Judge Denise Randall
Quick Info

Traffic Court - Every Monday at 5:30 p.m. 
Civil Court / Small Claims - Every Monday at 6:00 p.m. 
Criminal Court - Every Thursday at 5:30 p.m.

Types of Cases

Guilderland Town Court handles traffic tickets, drunk driving (DWI/DUI), and criminal charges occuring in Guilderland, including incidents in and around Crossgates mall. The Court hears parking and traffic tickets - both violations and misdemeanors. In addition to traffic matters, this Court also hears criminal matters such as petit larceny and small claims cases.


Judge Bailey, elected in 2003, was the first Democrat to serve as town justice in over 200 years. He graduated The University of Albany (1976) cum laude and Albany Law School (1979). As a practicing attorney at Bailey, Kelleher, and Johnson, P.C., he represents individuals in civil litigation including products liability, civil rights tort liability, labor law, environmental law, and other areas.

Judge Randall was elected in 2006. She graduated Mount Holyoke College (1973) magna cum laude and Albany Law School (1976). As an attorney at the Randall Law Firm, she specializes in estate planning, real property, and matrimonial law.

About Guilderland, NY

Guilderland, NY is a suburb in Albany county. Established in 1803, the Town of Guilderland has a population 38,200 people and 14,500 households. Crossgates Mall, the largest mall in the Albany area is located in Guilderland as is the upscale shopping plaza Stuyvesant Plaza. 

Guilderland is accessible via I-87 from the north and south from New York City. I-90 from the east and west, I-88 southwest. 

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