Associate Justice, New York State Appellate Division, Second Department, appointed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, November 2012
Administrative Judge for Civil Matters, Second Judicial District, New York State Supreme Court, May 2009 to November 2012
Justice of the New York State Supreme Court (elected November 2004)
Judge of the New York City Civil Court (2002 - 2004)
Judge of the New York City Criminal Court (2002 - 2003)
District Counsel 37, (1985 to 2001)
Chief Counsel, Immigration Program
Supervising Attorney, Landlord and Tenant Division
Senior Attorney, Consumer Litigation Unit and Bankruptcy
Pro Bono Attorney
to the Bar
New York State Bar, 1985
Federal Courts, Southern District, 1987
Federal Courts, Eastern District, 1987
Howard University, School of Law, Washington, D.C., Juris Doctorate (1984)
Long Island University, Brooklyn, N.Y., Master’s Degree, Political Science (1978)
University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA. Bachelors of Science in History, (1976)
In the Matter of the Application of STOP BHOD, an unincorporated association, by and in the name of its President, Frank Lepera, Verifying Petitioner and William C. Thompson Jr., in his official capacity as the New York City Comptroller, et al., Petitioners, v. City of New York, et al., Respondents
22 Misc. 3d 1136 (A); 881 N.Y.S. 2d 367 (2009)
Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center v. 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East et al.
31 Misc. 3d 1233 (A); 930 N.Y.S. 2d 173 (2011).
East West Bank, successor in interest to United Commercial Bank, v. 32 Tower LLC, et.al.
33Misc.3d 1221(A), 939 N.Y.S.2d 740 (Table), 2011 WL 5515436 (NY Sup, 2011 N.Y. Slip Op. 52041 (U)
Quadasia Nelson an infant by her mother and natural Guardian, Crystal Nelson, and Crystal Nelson, Individually, v. Pamela S. Roth., Esq.
2009 NY Misc LEXIS 6762, affirmed 69 AD 3d 912
Mark Kleinman v. Blue Ridge Foods, LLC, Marvin Sussman and Blue Ridge Acquisitions, Inc.,
32 Misc. 3d 1219 (A).
President of the Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association
Master of the American Inns of Court
Second Vice President for The Judicial Friends
Recipient of The Gold Crown of Merit, which was conferred upon her by the Governor General of Barbados on that nation’s celebration of its 39th anniversary of its independence, one of the nation’s highest honors.
Member of the Board of Directors for:
Commercial and Federal Litigation Section of the New York State Bar Association
Metropolitan Black Bar Association
St. John’s Bread and Life Agency
St. Gabriel’s Senior Center
Member of the following organizations:
New York State Bar Association
Brooklyn Bar Association
National Association of Women Judges
New York Criminal Bar Association
New York State Association of Supreme Court Justices
Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc.
New York County Lawyers Association
Catholic Lawyers Guild
The Women in Courts Committee.