Judge Christian F. Hummel
Christian F. Hummel is a United States Magistrate Judge for the Northern District of New York. At the time of his
appointment in September, 2012, he was the Rensselaer County Surrogate. Judge Hummel served as the
Rensselaer County Surrogate from 2002 until September, 2012. Judge Hummel was a Rensselaer County Family
Court Judge from 1993 until 2002. Judge Hummel was a Town Justice in the town of East Greenbush from 1986
Prior to his election as Rensselaer County Family Court Judge, he was a partner in the Albany, New York law firm
of Carter & Conboy where his practice centered on civil litigation and trial work.
Judge Hummel earned his B.A. from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh and his J.D. from Albany Law