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Appellate Division - Second Department
Justices of the Court
Hon. Alan D. Scheinkman
Judicial Offices

Presiding Justice of the Appellate Division, Second Judicial Deprtment, Brooklyn, New York - Appointed by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, January 1, 2018.

Administrative Judge, Ninth Judicial District - Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau, 2009 to 2017

Associate Justice, Appellate Term, Second Department, Ninth and Tenth Judicial Districts - Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau, 2007 to 2009

Justice, Supreme Court, Ninth Judicial District, Westchester County - Elected 2007 to 2020

Professional Experience

Delbello, Donellan, Weingarten, Tartaglia, Wise & Wiederkehr, LLP - Partner, 2002 to 2006

Epstein, Becker & Green, P.C. - Partner, 2001 to 2002

Westchester County, New York, County Attorney, 1998 to 2000

New York State Senate, Associate Minority Counsel, 1997

Scheinkman, Fredman & Kosan - Partner, 1990 to 1997

St. John’s University, Associate Professor of Law, 1984 to 1990

New York State Temporary Commission on the Recodification of the Family Court Act, Associate Counsel, 1982 to 1983

Golenblock & Barell - Associate, 1979 to 1982

Marshall, Bratter, Greene, Allison & Tucker - Associate 1977 to 1979

Hon. Matthew J. Jasen, Senior Associate Judge, New York State Court of Appeals - Law Clerk, 1975 to 1977

to the Bar
NYS Appellate Division, Second Department, 1976

United States Supreme Court, 1990

United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1992

United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia, 2002

United States District Court, Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York, 1976, 1977
J.D., St. John’s University School of Law, 1975

B.A., George Washington University, 1972
Publications &
Leading Cases
Practice Commentaries to McKinney’s New York Domestic Relations Law

Directing Editor, McKinney’s MFL (text and Forms for New York Family Law)

Co-Author, Practitioner’s Handbook to Appeals to the Appellate Division of the State of New York, New York State Bar Association (2nd and 3rd Edition), 2005 and 2007

“Joint Ventures Can Increase Revenues But Activities With For-Profits Must be Properly, Lawfully Conducted”, New York Law Journal, pg. 7, col. 1, July 2, 2001

Reporter, Task Force on Administrative Adjudication, New York State Bar Association, 1988

Co-Editor, One on One, the publication of the New York State Bar Association Section on General Practice, 1987-1989

Co-Author, “A Tribute to Judge Matthew J. Jasen”, 35 Buffalo L. Rev. 14, 1986

New York Law of Domestic Relations, West Publishing Company, 1986

Reporter, Association of Supreme Court Justices Committee on Pattern Jury Instructions - Civil, 1985-1997

Contributing Author, Chapter, “The Broker’s Duties and Liabilities”... Rohan, Goldstein & Bobis, Real Estate Brokerage Law & Practice, Matthew Bender, 1984

Contributing Author, Chapter, “Termination of Parental Rights”, Child Custody & Visitation: Law & Practice, Matthew Bender, 1984

“The Civil Jurisdiction of the New York Court of Appeals: The Rule and Role of Finality”, 54 St. John’s Law Review 443, 1980
Professional &
Civic Activities

Co-Chair, Judicial Task Force on the State Constitution, 2017 to Present

Member, Commercial Division Advisory Counsel, 2013 to Present

Member, Association of Supreme Court Justices Committee on Pattern Jury Instruction - Civil, 2008 to Present

Member, Judicial Commission on Interbranch Relations, 2008 to 2010

Adjunct Professor of Law, St. John’s University School of Law, 1999 to 2008

2nd Vice President, County Attorneys’ Association, State of New York, 1999 to 2000

Member, Judicial Hearing Officer Selection Committee for the Ninth District, 1993 to 2002

Adjunct Professor of Law, Pace University School of Law, 1991 to 1997

Adjunct Professor of Law, Rutgers University School of Law, 1990 to 1991

Member, Board of Trustees, Supreme Court Library at White Plains, 1990 to 1992, 2005

Executive Director, New York State Bar Association Task Force on Administrative Adjudication, 1987 to 1988

Lecturer, Annual Judicial Seminars, New York State Office of Court Administration, 1986 to 2000

Reporter, New York Pattern Jury Instructions - Civil, 1985 to 1997

Member, New York State Bar Association Committee on Courts of Appellate Jurisdiction, 1983 to 2004, 2008 to 2009

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