Orange County State Supreme Court justice succumbs to COVID-19

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State Supreme Court Justice Steven Milligram passed away Tuesday morning

GOSHEN – State Supreme Court Justice Steven Milligram has died following a bout with COVID-19, court officials confirmed. He was 66.

Milligram was elected to the state bench last fall after having served as a Monroe Town judge.

Justice Steven Milligram

Orange County District Attorney David Hoovler said Milligram was a credit to the field of law.

“He was excellent trial lawyer, very smart man, kind, and he had a witty sense of humor. Anyone who ever litigated against him; we lost a judge, but we lost a really good man,” said Hoovler.

Milligram, a native of Yonkers, graduated from the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University in 1981.