|New York State
Unified Court System
Hon. Jonathan Lippman
|Contact: David Bookstaver,
Mai Yee, Assistant Director
Release: January 25, 2000
|Lucindo Suarez Appointed to Appellate Term of the Supreme Court for the First Judicial Department|
|NEW YORK - Chief Administrative Judge Jonathan
Lippman today announced, with the approval of Acting Presiding Justice
of the Appellate Division, First Department, Joseph P. Sullivan, the appointment
of Justice Lucindo Suarez to the Appellate Term of the Supreme Court for
the First Judicial Department. The court has jurisdiction over appeals
from the New York City Criminal and Civil Courts.
Judge Suarez was elected to the State Supreme Court in 1995 after serving on the New York City Civil Court bench in the Bronx for two years. He has been in private practice and has taught law at a number of local colleges. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School and Fordham University, Judge Suarez has served as counsel to various committees on both the New York State Senate and Assembly. He is married with two children.
The appointment takes effect immediately.