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Justices of the Court

Associate Justice Janice A. Taylor

Judicial Offices

Associate Justice, New York State Appellate Division, Second Department, Appointed by Governor Kathy Hochul, June 13, 2022

Justice, Supreme Court, Queens County, Elected November, 1997 for term January 1, 1998-December 31, 2011; Re-elected, 2012-2025

Judge, Civil Court of the City of New York, Queens County, Elected November, 1994, served January 1, 1995-December 31, 1997

Other Professional Experience

St John's University College of Business, Adjunct Associate Professor, 1994 to 1994

Concerned Citizens of Southeast Queens, Legal Counsel, 1990 to 1992

Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department Referee in Conservatorship/Guardianship, 1988-1994

Law Office Of Janice A. Taylor, Attorney, 1987 to 1994

District Council 37, AFSCME, AFL-CIO, Assistant General Counsel, 1986 to 1987

NYC Transit Authority, Associate Attorney, 1978 to 1986

Admission to the Bar

US Supreme Court, 1983  

NYS, Appellate Division, Second Department, March, 1979

US District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts, 1979


J.D., State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law, 1978

B.A., College of William and Mary, 1975

Professional & Civic Activities

Former President, Supreme Court Justices' Association of the City of New York

Former President and Chair Emerita, Macon B. Allen Black Bar Association

Former Secretary, Network of Bar Leaders

Former Member, Board of Directors of the Queens County Women's Bar Association; Member, Board of Trustees

Member, NYS Bar Foundation

Member, Association of Black Women Attorneys

Former President and Former Secretary, Queens County Supreme Court Justices' Association

Member, Queens County Bar Association

Board Member, Association of Justices of the State of New York

Member, Judicial Council, National Bar Association