IRVING FOR MONROE COUNTY COURT JUDGE
Paul D. Irving Esq. is an accomplished career prosecutor with 20 years of
experience in both the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office and the Monroe County Law Department. As a 19-year
veteran of the District Attorney’s Office, Irving handled hundreds of cases in court rooms throughout Rochester and
all of Monroe County. Irving is responsible for numerous convictions in several high profile cases. The arsonist
who burned down the Family Dollar Store on North Clinton Avenue in Rochester is now in prison because of Irving and
his collaboration with other law enforcement agencies. His work was so thorough and exemplary that he was
officially recognized by current Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy.
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see the official letter written by Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy.
The mother who left her children home alone to buy beer that consequently
resulted in the death of her 3-year old daughter after a fire tore through their apartment is now in prison for
criminal negligent homicide. It was a difficult case for Irving as he witnessed the devastating injuries of the
surviving children. But as a prosecutor, Mr. Irving’s mission has always been to seek justice for the victims of a
As Chief of the Arson Bureau, Irving worked closely with agents from the
Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Bureau, local firefighters and investigators. He conducted undercover investigations
of improvised explosive devices and he coordinated the legal use of wiretapping/eavesdropping devices, took charge
of confidential informants and search warrants to prosecute cases.
As Chief of the Gun Bureau, Irving prosecuted violent gang members who
terrorized innocent families. Dozens of gang members who were involved in illegal gun trafficking are now off the
streets because of his work. We’ve all heard the horror stories. Illegal guns are used in many of the murders
committed on the streets of Rochester. Irving knows the law. The people of Monroe County need his knowledge and
extensive experience on the Monroe County Court bench.
Irving currently works for the Monroe County Law Department as a Deputy
County Attorney. Irving represents the Department of Health and Human Services, specifically for abused and
neglected children. He also serves as a juvenile prosecutor. Irving thoroughly reviews each case and presents them
in court in order to find the best resolution for both the community and the children and teens that appear in