Honorable Steven I. Milligram Memorial Program

Honorable Steven I. Milligram Memorial Program
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Steven Irwin Milligram (July 16, 1953 - April 28, 2020) was well known for his many fine qualities, as a professional, a contributing member of his community, a father, a husband, and a friend to so many.


Judge Milligram was born and raised in Yonkers, New York.  He was a graduate of SUNY Buffalo and Pace University Law School. After Judge Milligram graduated from PACE law school, he began his legal career in the Bronx County District Attorney’s office.  Judge Milligram was known for his many years as a trial attorney, a Town Justice in the Town of Monroe and, following his November 2019 election win, a Justice of the New York Supreme Court in Orange County.  Before being elected to the New York State Supreme Court, Judge Milligram was a partner of the Newburgh law firm of Catania, Mahon, Milligram & Rider, PLLC, where he practiced principally in the field of medical malpractice defense. Judge Milligram was also a Past President of the Orange County Bar Association, a trial judge and past coach for the NYSBA Mock Trial Program, a member of the NYS Conference of Bar Leaders, and a former PopWarner football coach.  Judge Milligram spent countless hours serving on many not-for-profit Boards of Directors including the Justice Brandeis Law Society of the 9th Judicial District, Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation, Museum Village Board and the local YMCA.


Judge Milligram was survived by his wife, Evan Milligram, and four children, David, Brian, Kyle and Caitlin.






Justice Brandeis Law Society 9th JD Zoom Memorial & Tribute Program
Hon. Steven I. Milligram – July 16, 1953 – April 28, 2020
July 16, 2020 5:30pm to 6:15pm (Zoom waiting room opens at 5:15pm)




Welcome – Hon. Jeffrey A. Cohen, President - Justice Brandeis Law Society – 9th JD


Explanation of Giving Tzedakah in One’s Memory – Gary Rosen, CPA, JBLS-9th JD


Announcement of JBLS-Hon. Steven I. Milligram Memorial Fund – Paul Adler, Esq. Chair, JBLS 9th- Hon. Steven I. Milligram Memorial Fund 


ReadingWhen All That's Left Is Love by Rabbi Allen S. Maller – Hon. Joan B Lefkowitz


23rd Psalm - Cantor Ellen Tilem, Temple Emeth 


Poem - We Remember Him - Adapted from the Yizkor Service – Ari Bauer, Esq.  JBLS 9th JD 


Reading – Life is a Journey – by Rabbi Alvin Fine – Adapted from the Jewish Reform High Holiday Prayer Book – Peter Tilem, Esq. JBLS 9th 


Silent Remembrance and Prayer - Cantor Ellen Tilem


Eulogies and Memories


Hon. Forrest Strauss
Hon. Sandra Sciortino
Michael Cantania, Esq.
Hon. Jeffrey A. Cohen 


El Male Rachamim - Prayer for the Soul- Cantor Ellen Tilem


Kaddish – Cantor Ellen Tilem



This concludes the Memorial and Tribute for Hon. Steven I. Milligram – May his name be for a blessing for those that knew him.



"Blessed are You, Lord, our God, King of the universe, the Judge of Truth"