Brighton Town Court

Brighton Town Court handles more than 10,000 cases per year, including 500 driving while intoxicated charges. Court personnel include two judges, four fulltime court clerks, and one part-time clerk.
Judge Karen Morris Judge John A. Falk
Judge Karen Morris
Judge John A. Falk


2300 Elmwood Avenue

Please NOTE:  When entering the Town Hall Driveway (Public Safety Area), the Court Entrance is to the right of the Front Town Hall Entrance at Door #2.  If entering the Court from the rear of the Public Safety area the Court Entrance is to the left of the Town Hall Rear Entrance at Door #7.

Rochester, NY 14618
Ph: (585) 784-5152
Fax: (585) 784-5380

Court Schedule



Mondays at 2:30 pm


Wednesdays at 2:15 pm.
If Monday is a holiday, then Tuesday

Hearings and Bench Trials:

Every Wednesday afternoon. Call to confirm starting time. Please contact the court for confirmation, as there may be schedule changes.

Small Claims:

Hearings once a month; call the court for dates

Traffic Trials:

Periodically; call the court for dates

Jury Trials:

Periodically; call the court for dates

On-Call Availability:

one judge is on call at all times and available for unscheduled arraignments as needed

Legal Advice

Whether or not you need an attorney to handle your traffic infraction is a personal decision that only you can make. If your license is in jeopardy based on the point system or if a traffic charge resulted from an accident, you are well advised to consult a lawyer.