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Calendars Decisions

Justices of the Court

Presiding Justice Hector D. LaSalle

Judicial Offices

Presiding Justice of the Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department, Brooklyn, New York - Appointed by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, May 25, 2021

Associate Justice, Appellate Division, Second Department, appointed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, February 2014 to present.

Associate Justice, Appellate Term, Ninth and Tenth Judicial Districts, May 2012 to January 2014.

Justice, New York State Supreme Court, Tenth Judicial District, elected, 2009 to present

Other Professional Experience

Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, 2002-2008, 1993-1998: Deputy Bureau Chief Special Investigations Bureau, Head of Anti- Gang Unit.

New York State Attorney General’s Office, 1999-2002, Claims Bureau (Medical Malpractice section).

Ruskin, Moscou Faltischek, P.C., 1998-1999, Associate

Admission to the Bar

New York State Appellate Division, Second Department, 1994

United States District Court, Eastern District, 1997.


University of Michigan Law School, J.D. 1993

Pennsylvania State University, B.A., Political Science, 1990.

Professional & Civic Activities

New York State Bar Association

New York State Latino Judge Association

New York Puerto Rican Bar Association

Long Island Hispanic Bar Association

Suffolk County Bar Association