He served with the Richmond County District Attorney's Office for nearly 25 years, having last served as Chief of the Investigations Bureau. Appointed January 2013. Appointed January 2020. Bill Lee appointed longtime prosecutor Kyle Hixson to fill the Division II seat until this year’s election. Prior to this, Judge Zimmerman spent 17 years at Time Warner Cable where he last served as Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel. She is a graduate of SUNY New Paltz and received her J.D. Appointed December 2013. Judge Jeffrey Gershuny was first appointed as an Interim Civil Court Judge in March 2018 and has been serving in Criminal Court. Judge Edwin Novillo was first appointed as an Interim Civil Court Judge in February 2018 and has been serving in Criminal Court. Judge Kim Petersen was appointed to the Criminal Court in December 2016. Judge Calabrese received his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and received his law degree from Fordham Law School. (Formerly appointed to the Interim Civil Court January 2019). Click a name, or press the enter key on a name, to reveal the bio. Judge Gershuny most recently served as Chief Counsel to the Administrative Judge of New York City Criminal Court. Appointed December 2015. She is a graduate of SUNY Binghamton and received her J.D. (Formerly appointed to the Interim Civil Court July 2007). (Formerly appointed to the Interim Civil Court March 2018). Judge Brock Thomas. from Northeastern University School of Law. (Formerly appointed to the Interim Civil Court September 2010; reappointed January 2011). Judge Audrey Stone was appointed as an Interim Civil Court Judge in January 2019 and has been serving in Criminal Court. Appointed January 2013. Judge John Zoll was first appointed as an Interim Civil Court Judge in September 2010 and has been serving in Criminal Court. Judge John T. Hecht, currently an Acting Supreme Court Justice, was appointed as a Criminal Court Judge in September 2011. Judge Raymond Rodriguez was appointed to the Criminal Court bench in December 2013. Judge Archana Rao was appointed as an Interim Civil Court Judge in January 2019 and has been serving in Criminal Court. (Formerly appointed to the Interim Civil Court January 2013; reappointed January 2014 and January 2015). He graduated from S.U.N.Y. (Formerly appointed to the Interim Civil Court December 2013; reappointed January 2014). She formerly served as an attorney with the New York County Defender Services for nearly 19 years and The Legal Aid Society, Criminal Defense Division for seven years. She is a graduate of St. John's University and received her J.D. Appointed December 2013; reappointed January 2015. Circuit Court 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th Circuit from St. John’s University School of Law. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. He previously served as the Executive Director of the Mayor's Commission to Combat Police Corruption, and as an Inspector General for the New York City Department of Investigation. He received his undergraduate degree from St. John's University and his law degree from Widener University School of Law. Appointed January 2020. from Fordham Law School. He also worked for the Kings County District Attorney's Office. Judge Joanne Watters was appointed to the Criminal Court bench in December 2015. Prior to his appointment, Judge Rosenblueth was with the Queens County District Attorney’s Office before becoming a criminal defense attorney in private practice. She received her undergraduate degree from Vassar College and her law degree from Fordham Law School. (Formerly appointed to the Interim Civil Court July 2012). from Brooklyn Law School. Honorable Laurie A. As of the 2010 census, the population was 2,368,139. Organization of the Circuit Court; Office of the Chief Judge. (Formerly appointed to the Interim Civil Court July 2007). Prior to her appointment, Judge Davidson served with the New York State Unified Court System for 13 years holding various positions including as Counsel to the former Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals Jonathan Lippman. Pursuant to General Order 1.2,2.1(f), the Criminal Division hears criminal actions and prosecutions, commenced by indictment or information, except for those actions heard in the Domestic Violence Division, related matters arising under the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code, as amended (405 ILCS 5/1-100 et seq.) Judge Melissa Jackson, currently an Acting Supreme Court Justice, was appointed to the Criminal Court in June 2003. Reappointed December 2003 and January 2014. Judge Tara Collins was first appointed as an Interim Civil Court Judge in May 2017 and has been serving in Criminal Court. Reappointed January 2013. Judge Joseph McCormack was first appointed as an Interim Civil Court Judge in May 2017 and has been serving in Criminal Court. from Fordham University School of Law. She received her undergraduate degree from Hofstra University and her J.D. Appointed December 2005; reappointed December 2015. She is a graduate of Vassar College and received her J.D. Appointed January 2019 (Formerly appointed to the Interim Civil Court May 2017; reappointed January 2018). Rae Lee … Appointed January 2016. Judge Laurence Busching is a graduate of Boston College and St. John's University School of Law. Judge Ralph Fabrizio, currently serving as an Acting Supreme Court Justice, was appointed to the Criminal Court in December 2001. Hon. from Fordham University School of Law. She graduated from Hampton University and received her law degree from George Washington University, National Law Center. (Formerly appointed to the Interim Civil Court January 2019). Judge Stephen Antignani, an Acting Supreme Court Justice, was appointed to the Criminal Court bench in January 2013. from Hofstra University School of Law. Judge Michael Gaffey was appointed as an Interim Civil Court Judge in January 2019 and has been serving in Criminal Court. Judge Ethan Greenberg, an Acting Supreme Court Justice, was first appointed to the Criminal Court in October 1997. Judge William Harrington has been a Criminal Court Judge since 2001. Appointed January 2019. Reappointed December 2002; January 2013. In order to maintain social distancing, the building will open to the public on a limited basis. He was also an associate with a law firm. Judge James Burke has been a Criminal Court Judge since 2001. Judge Ruth Shillingford was first appointed to the bench as an Interim Civil Court Judge in June 2003. Reappointed January 2010 and January 2020. Appointed October 2005. Appointed May 2017. She most recently served as Deputy Commissioner for Regional Affairs and Federal Programs for the New York State Division of Human Rights. Judge George Grasso was first appointed to the Criminal Court in January 2010. He was formerly the Administrative Judge for Criminal Matters of the Supreme Court in Bronx County from 2009 to 2013. (Formerly appointed to the Interim Civil Court January 2019). Appointed January 2018. Prior to her appointment, Judge Daniels-DePeyster was a solo practitioner with a concentration in criminal and civil law, an attorney with the Bureau of Investigations and Trials of the New York City Fire Department, and last served with the New York City Police Department as an Assistant Deputy Commissioner of Trials for 11 years. Subsequently, she was a solo practitioner specializing in criminal defense. She also practiced criminal and civil law at a private firm. She is a graduate of SUNY Geneseo and received her J.D. (Formerly appointed to the Interim Civil Court in November 2006; reappointed in January 2007). For Litigant Attorneys 2006. Judge Elizabeth N. Warin was appointed to the Criminal Court bench in December 2015. Judge David J. Kirschner was first appointed as an Interim Civil Court Judge in June 2016 and has been presiding in Criminal Court. Leo Bowman. Judge Judith Lieb, an Acting Supreme Court Justice, was first appointed as an Interim Civil Court Judge in July 1999. Take the BX 6 or BX 13 to East 161st Street & Sheridan Avenue; the BX 1 to Ea… (Formerly appointed to the Interim Civil Court March 2018; reappointed January 2019). (Formerly appointed to the Interim Civil Court May 2017). She was subsequently appointed to the Criminal Court in December 2004. Reappointed January 2020. from Boston University School of Law. Judge Danny Chun, currently an Acting Supreme Court Justice, was first appointed to the Criminal Court in May 1999. Appointed January 2019. Appointed January 2016. A district court judge typically is responsible for supervising the pretrial process and conducting trials, which includes a variety of procedures including: managing the selection of juries and the instructions … He graduated from SUNY at Brockport and received his law degree from Ohio Northern School of Law. Judge Rao served with the New York County District Attorney’s Office for 17 years, most recently as the Bureau Chief of the Financial Frauds Bureau. Learn how to attend your hearing remotely, dispute a ticket, make a payment, and do other court … She graduated from Thomas More College and received her J.D. Judge Toko Serita was appointed to the Criminal Court in October 2005. He is a graduate of New York University and received his J.D from Temple University School of Law. Appointed February 2015. Click on any of the links below to get more information about the given topic... Local Rules for the Criminal Courts... Criminal Justice … Appointed February 2015. (Formerly appointed to the Interim Civil Court May 2017). Appointed April 2015. She received her undergraduate degree from New York University and her law degree from Northwestern University School of Law. Appointed May 2017. Reappointed January 2013. Reappointed December 2005; January 2009; January 2019. Reappointed January 2007; January 2017. He received his undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Cortland and his law degree from New York Law School. She is a graduate of Harvard University and received her J.D. He graduated from Tufts University and received his J.D. from the Jacob D. Fuchsberg Touro Law Center. She formerly worked for the United States Attorney's Office, New York State Attorney General's Office, the Organized Crime Strike Force and a private law firm. from Yale Law School. Year Elected/Appointed. Judge Ann Scherzer was first appointed as an Interim Civil Court Judge in January 2012 and has been serving in Criminal Court. He is a graduate of John Jay College of Criminal Justice and received his law degree from CUNY School of Law. Prior to her appointment, Judge Petersen served with the Richmond County District Attorney’s Office as Bureau Chief of Criminal Court. Judge Kathryn Paek was appointed as a Criminal Court Judge in February 2015. Judge Karen Gopee was appointed to the Criminal Court bench in December 2015. Appointed January 2016. Rufus A. The Criminal Department anchors specialized courts such as, Initial Appearance Court, Early Disposition Court, Drug Court, DUI Court, Veterans Court, Comprehensive Mental Health Court and Seriously Mentally Ill Probation Violation Court… (Formerly appointed to the Interim Civil Court September 2010). from Fordham University School of Law. MASKS ARE REQUIRED. Prior to his appointment, he served with the Bronx County District Attorney's Office and was a solo criminal defense practitioner for 20 years. Appointed December 2010. Reappointed January 2019. Judge Martinez Alonso, prior to her appointment, was most recently Deputy Chief of a Trial Bureau at the Bronx County District Attorney’s Office, where she had served for the past 16 ½ years in various bureaus. She is a graduate of New York University and received her J.D. (Appointed to the Supreme Court by former Governor Spitzer June 2007). Prior to her appointment to the bench, she served as the Principal Law Clerk to Justice Alfred Lerner of the Appellate Division, First Department. Judge Neil Ross, an Acting Supreme Court Justice, was first appointed to the Criminal Court in April 1999. Prior to this, she served with the Legal Aid Society over 21 years, including as Senior Staff Attorney in the Capital Division. He also previously served with the New York State Unified Court System as a Principal Law Clerk in Supreme Court, Criminal Term, Queens County. He received his undergraduate degree from George Washington University and his law degree from Boston University School of Law. Judge Scott Dunn was first appointed as an Interim Civil Court Judge in May 2017 and has been serving in Criminal Court. He served with the Bronx County District Attorney's Office and was a criminal defense attorney in private practice for over 20 years. Reappointed January 2018 and January 2020. Office of Interpreter Services; Mandatory Arbitration. She previously served as the Deputy Chief of the Child Abuse Bureau for the New York County District Attorney's Office and was a law clerk to a federal judge. from New York University School of Law. Judge Licitra has practiced criminal law for nearly 33 years and most recently served as a Supervising Attorney in Arraignments at the Queens Law Associates. Judge Watters received her undergraduate degree from Fordham University and her law degree from Pace University School of Law. Judge Efrain Alvarado, an Acting Supreme Court Justice, was first appointed to the Criminal Court in August 1988. Judge Jeffrey Rosenblueth was first appointed as an Interim Civil Court Judge in May 2017 and has been serving in Criminal Court. Reappointed January 2008; January 2018. Judge Moses served with the Kings County District Attorney's Office for five years. She graduated from Douglass College, received a master's degree from American University, and received her J.D. (Formerly appointed to the Interim Civil Court June 2016). It is the second-most populous county in Texas and the ninth-most … Judge Alvarado previously served with the Bronx County District Attorney's Office for 12 years, holding various positions including Chief Assistant District Attorney. He received his undergraduate degree from York College and his law degree from St. John's University School of Law. For 15 years, he worked for the Kings County District Attorney's Office, where he last served as the Bureau Chief of the Criminal Court Bureau. Reappointed January 2007;January 2009 January 2019. from the George Washington University Law School. Hon. from Catholic University. Court Judge Phone; 144th Criminal District Court: Judge Ray J. Olivarri: 210-335-2511: 175th Criminal District Court: Judge Catherine Torres-Stahl: 210-335-2527: 186th Criminal District Court: Judge Jefferson Moore: 210-335-2505: 187th Criminal District Court: Judge Stephanie R. Boyd: 210-335-2517: 226th Criminal District Court: Judge … (Formerly appointed to the Interim Civil Court January 2017). Reappointed January 2019. Judge Frederick Arriaga was elected to Civil Court in November 2007. The Criminal Division also hears criminal actions and proceedings concerning habeas corpus and extradition in criminal matters and petitions to expunge records of arrest pursuant to the Criminal Identification Act of 1931, as amended (20 ILCS 2630/0.01 et seq.). Appointed January 2020. (Formerly appointed to the Interim Civil Court September 2011; reappointed January 2012). He currently serves as an Acting Supreme Court Justice and has presided in the Red Hook Community Justice Center since April 2000. Reappointed January 2019. (Formerly appointed to the Interim Civil Court January 2009). Judge Laura Johnson was first appointed as an Interim Civil Court Judge in January 2013 and had been serving in Criminal Court. Judge Mary Bejarano was first appointed as an Interim Civil Court Judge in May 2017 and has been serving in Criminal Court. Judge Hong received his undergraduate degree from Columbia College and his J.D. A criminal court judge proceeds over criminal hearings and trials on a state level. He formerly served as the Deputy Supervising Judge of New York County Criminal Court. He quickly rose through the ranks within various offices and served as Deputy Commissioner for Legal Matters and last served as First Deputy Police Commissioner. Judge Latella previously served in the New York County District Attorney's Office, the United States Attorney's Office, and clerked for a federal court of appeals judge as well as a federal district court judge. Judge Zimmerman most recently served as Deputy Director of Crime Strategies and Public Safety at the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice. Judge Robles is a graduate of St. John's University and received his J.D. (Formerly appointed to the Interim Civil Court February 2018). Judge Steven Statsinger was appointed to the Criminal Court in January 2013. Prior to her appointment, she served as a Court Attorney in Supreme, Criminal, and Civil Court. Judge Wanda Licitra was appointed as an Interim Civil Court Judge in January 2019 and has been serving in Criminal Court. Criminal Presiding Judge 2003 - 2004 ; Presiding Judge 2005 - 2006 ; Presiding Family Court Judge 2008 - 2009 ; Professional Affiliations, Committees. She is a graduate of Vassar College and received her J.D. Judge Adam Perlmutter was first appointed as an Interim Civil Court Judge in March 2018 and has been serving in Criminal Court. from Catholic University School of Law. He graduated from American University and received his J.D. from City University of New York Law School. Reappointed January 2010 and January 2020. She is a graduate of Dartmouth College and received her J.D. Judge Kron received his undergraduate degree from Lehman College and graduated from Columbia Law School. Judge Ward most recently served with the New York State Unified Court System as Chief of Staff in the Office of Policy and Planning. Appointed January 2018. He received his undergraduate degree from Fordham University and his J.D. He also served as Counsel to former Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz. He also served as an Assistant District Attorney in New York County as well as Chief of the General Crimes Unit at the United States Attorney’s Office. Judge Diane Kiesel, currently an Acting Supreme Court Justice, was first appointed to the Criminal Court in April 1999. (Formerly appointed to the Interim Civil Court June 2003). Prior to his appointment, Judge Dunn started his career with the Immigration and Naturalization Service as Assistant General Counsel for 10 years. Appointed January 2015. Judge Alvin Yearwood, an Acting Supreme Court Justice, was appointed to the Criminal Court in January 2003. (Formerly appointed to the Interim Civil Court January 2019). (Formerly appointed to the Interim Civil Court June 2016). Judge Michael Yavinsky was first appointed as an Interim Civil Court Judge in January 2009 and has been serving in the Criminal Court. Prior to his appointment, he served as a Principal Court Attorney in Supreme Court, was a Supervising Attorney for the Legal Aid Society, was a litigation associate for private firms, and clerked for a federal judge. 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