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Justice Helen E. Freedman


A graduate of Smith College and the New York University School of Law, Justice Freedman  was elected to the Civil Court of the City of New  York in 1978, appointed Acting Supreme Court Justice in 1984, and elected to the Supreme Court in 1988. She served in the Medical Malpractice Part, as a Trial Assignment Part Justice, and in the Appellate Term, and in September 1999 was appointed to the Commercial Division. In July 2008 Governor Patterson appointed her to the Appellate Division. Justice Freedman has taught Mass Torts at New York Law School and is author of, among other things, the text New York Objections. She serves on the Pattern Jury Instructions Committee of the Association of Supreme Court Justices and is a member of the New York State and Federal Judicial Council.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Supreme Court, N.Y. County - CIVIL BRANCH