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Associate Justice Rosalyn H. Richter

Judicial Experience

Designated Associate Justice of the Appellate Division, First Department, March 2009.

Elected Justice of the New York State Supreme Court, New York County, November
2002. During tenure in Supreme Court, presided over general civil IAS part, guardianship matters and a matrimonial part. Served as an Acting Supreme Court Justice presiding over felony criminal matters in New York County from 2000-2002.

Supervising Judge, Bronx Criminal Court, 1998-2000. Also served as Acting Supreme Court Justice, Bronx County Criminal Term, 1997.

Midtown Community Court, 1996
New York City Criminal Court, 1990-1996.

Administrative Law Judge, New York City Office of Administrative Trials & Hearings, 1987-1990

Other Legal Experience

Office of the Kings County District Attorney, Supervisor Appeals Bureau, 1983-1987

Lambda Legal Defense & Education Fund, Executive Director & special project attorney, 1980-1983

Law Office of Carol Lefcourt, Associate, 1979

Education

Barnard College, B.A., 1976
Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 1979

Bar Association & Professional Activities

Co-Chair, OCA Advisory Committee on the Americans with Disabilities Act, 1997-2009

New York City Bar Association, Executive Committee, 2006-present

Adjunct Professor, New York Law School, 2000-present
Former Adjunct Professor, Brooklyn Law School

Author of several chapters in law school casebook, Domestic Violence & the Law (LexisNexis 2007).