Michael Norris (politician)

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Michael Norris
Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 144th District
Assumed office
January 1, 2017
Preceded byJane Corwin
Personal details
Political partyRepublican
ResidenceLockport, New York
Alma materNiagara University (B.A.)
Albany Law School (J.D.)
WebsiteOfficial website

Michael J. Norris is the Assembly member for the 144th District of the New York State Assembly. He is a Republican. The district includes portions of Erie, Niagara and Orleans counties in Western New York.

Life and career[edit]

Norris was born and raised in Lockport, New York and attended Lockport High School. He is a graduate of Niagara University and Albany Law School.[1] He was admitted to the New York State Bar in 2006. As an attorney, Norris has focused on real estate, contracts and estate planning.[2] He has served as the attorney for numerous towns in Niagara County, as well as a town prosecutor.[3]

A former aide for both the New York State Assembly, and the New York Senate, he has also been politically engaged as an elections commissioner.[4]

New York State Assembly[edit]

In 2016, Assemblywoman Jane Corwin announced that she would not seek re-election after four terms.[5] A reliably Republican district, its three counties, Erie, Niagara and Orleans chose Norris to replace her through their county Republican organizations.[6] He was unopposed for the Republican nomination, as well as for the general election.[7]

Norris was sworn into office on January 1, 2017.[8]


  1. ^ "Biography". Retrieved 2017-01-14.
  2. ^ "Livingston County News". Retrieved 2017-01-14.
  3. ^ "Norris pursuing Assembly seat". Retrieved 2017-01-14.
  4. ^ "Lockport attorney Norris announces run for Corwin's Assembly seat - The Buffalo News". Retrieved 2017-01-14.
  5. ^ "Livingston County News". Retrieved 2017-01-14.
  6. ^ "The Daily News". Retrieved 2017-01-14.
  7. ^ "State Legislature begins '17 session". Retrieved 2017-01-14.
  8. ^ "Our Campaigns - Candidate - Michael J. Norris". Retrieved 2017-01-14.

http://niagarafallsreporter.com/indicted.html Norris Granted Immunity[1]

External links[edit]

Political offices
Preceded by
Jane Corwin
New York Assembly, 144th District
  1. ^ Niagara Falls Reporter