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Appellate Division - Second Department
Justices of the Court
Associate Justice Valerie Brathwaite Nelson
 
Judicial Offices

Associate Justice, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department,
Appointed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, February 2016 to present

Justice, New York State Supreme Court, Eleventh Judicial District,
elected, 2004

Judge, Civil Court of the City of New York, elected, 2002

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Attorney, Private Practice

Attorney, NYS Senate Staff

Attorney, National Labor Relations Board

Law Clerk, Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm, U.S. House of Representatives

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J.D., George Washington University

B.A., Syracuse University

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New York State Bar Association, Member

Queens County Bar Association, Member

Queens County Women’s Bar Association, Member

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National Association of Women Judges, Member

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