YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Mike McDermott, a town justice in Somers, was appointed town attorney of Yorktown at Tuesday night's Town Board work session.

McDermott was appointed by a 4-to-1 vote, with Councilman Vishnu Patel voting no. McDermott also runs a private law practice, McDermott & McDermott, which he formed with his wife.

The previous town attorney, Jeannette Koster, was not reappointed..