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Weiermiller joins race for Town of Elmira Justice

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A local lawyer has joined the race for Justice for the Town of Elmira. Mark Weiermiller announced his candidacy on Friday. 

To learn more about Weiermiller, read his following biography submitted by his campaign. 

Mark A. Weiermiller, Esq., a partner with the firm of Cooper, Pautz, Weiermiller & Daubner, LLP, today has officially launched his campaign for Justice for the Town of Elmira in this fall’s election. Mr. Weiermiller seeks to succeed retiring Town Justice, Richard Woodhouse.

Mark was born and raised in Elmira and has lived in the Town for the past 32+ years. He is married to Darlene Weiermiller, an associate broker with Signature Properties. They have four grown children, who were all born and raised in the Town, and two grandchildren. He earned his law degree at Wake Forest School of Law in 1985 and his undergraduate degree magna cum laude from Hamilton College in 1982.

Attorney Weiermiller moved back to the Town in 1987 after spending two years working as an associate in Baltimore for the firm of Miles & Stockbridge. Upon returning to Elmira, he joined the firm of Ziff, Weiermiller, Hayden & Mustico, LLP where he was in private practice for 22 years. For the past 10 years, he has been in private practice with the firm of Cooper, Pautz, Weiermiller & Daubner, LLP.

“I grew up in this Town, went to school in this Town and raised my children in this Town. I can’t think of a better way to give back to the Town than as Town Justice. My extensive experience handling a variety of legal matters, including criminal and civil matters in all courts of Chemung County, has well prepared me to serve as Town Justice”.

Attorney Weiermiller is a founding Board Member of the Ernie Davis Community Center and a former member of the Board of Bethany Village. He has also served on the Advisory Board for the Elmira Pioneer Red Sox, been Chairman of the Stewardship Committee at Bethany Lutheran Church and served on the Chemung County pro bono panel. This past winter he assisted his son, Nick, in coaching the Notre Dame High School Boys basketball team.

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