Frank B. Williams

Frank B. Williams

Of Counsel

Frank Williams

137 Maple Avenue
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Telephone: (518) 587-7300
Direct Dial: (518) 738-0071
Fax: (518) 587-2734

Judge Frank Williams is an of counsel attorney with Towne, Ryan & Partners, P.C. and focuses his practice on litigation, mediation and arbitration. Judge Williams has had a long and distinguished career in the public sector, as well as in private practice.  Most recently, he served 16 years as a New York State Supreme Court Justice from 1994 to 2010.  Prior to that time, for 10 years, from 1983 until assuming his position as Supreme Court Justice, Judge Williams was County Court Judge in Saratoga County.  From his admission to practice law in 1971 until his election as County Court Judge, he was in private practice in Ballston Spa and Saratoga Springs and also served as a part-time Assistant District Attorney for Saratoga County and as Chief Assistant District Attorney for 5 years.

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1971
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York, 1971


  • Albany Law School of Union University, J.D., 1970
  • University of Notre Dame, B.B.A., 1967


  • Co-Author, Expert Witness and Evidence Topics, New York State Bench Book

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient, Hon. Edward S. Conway Award for Judicial Excellence, Capital District Trial Lawyer’s Associations, 2002
  • Recipient, Hon. Felix J. Aulisi Award for the Fair Administration of Justice, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, 1997

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Member, NYS Supreme Court Justices’ Association
  • Member, New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Member, Saratoga Springs Elk Lodge 161
  • Former Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Former Member and Board of Directors, Saratoga County Bar Association
  • Past Officer and Member of the Board of Directors, Saratoga Springs Lion’s Club