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To File a Complaint about a Judge

You may contact:

A) The Administrative Judge for the court in which the judge is assigned.

Administrative Judges Inside New York City

Administrative Judges Outside New York City

Or B) The Office of the Inspector General for Complaints Regarding Bias Matters

(allegations of bias based upon race, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, national origin or religion)
Toll-Free Complaint Number
1-877-2EndBias / 1-877-236-3242

Or C) The State Commission on Judicial Conduct

  • New York City Office:
    • 61 Broadway - 12th Floor
      NY, NY 10006
      Phone: 646-386-4800
      Fax: 646-458-0037
  • Albany Office:
    • Corning Tower, Suite 2301
      Empire State Plaza
      Albany, NY 12223
      Phone: 518-453-4600
      Fax: 518-476-1850
  • Rochester Office:
    • 400 Andrews St.
      Rochester, NY 14604
      Phone: 585-784‑4141
      Fax: 585-232-7834

Administrative Judges Inside New York City

Hon. Sherry Klein Heitler
Administrative Judge
Civil Matters, 1st Judicial District
60 Centre Street
New York, NY 10007

Hon. Michael Obus
Administrative Judge
Criminal Matters, 1st Judicial District
100 Centre Street
New York, NY 10013

Hon. Lawrence Knipel
Administrative Judge
Civil Matters, 2nd Judicial District
360 Adams Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Hon. Barry Kamins
Administrative Judge
Criminal Matters, 2nd Judicial District
320 Jay Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
347-296-1000 or 347-296-1200

Hon. Jeremy Weinstein
Administrative Judge
Civil Matters, 11th Judicial District
88-11 Sutphin Blvd.
Jamaica, NY 11435

Joseph Zayaz
Administrative Judge
Criminal Matters, 11th Judicial District
125-01 Queens Blvd.
Kew Gardens, NY 11415

Hon. Douglas McKeon
Administrative Judge
Civil & Criminal Matters, 12th Judicial District
851 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451

Hon. Philip G. Minardo
Administrative Judge
13th Judicial District
18 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY 10301

Edwina Richardson-Mendelson
Administrative Judge
Family Court, City of New York
60 Lafayette Street
New York, NY 10013

Administrative Judges Outside New York City

Thomas A. Breslin
3rd District Administrative Judge
Supreme Court Chambers
Rensselaer County Courthouse
Troy, NY 12180

Hon. Vito C. Caruso
4th District Administrative Judge
Schenectady County Judicial Building
612 State Street
Schenectady, NY 12305

Hon. James C. Tormey, III
5th District Administrative Judge
Onondaga County Courthouse
401 South Montgomery Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

Hon. Robert C. Mulvey
6th District Administrative Judge
The Kilmer Building
31 Lewis Street, 5th Floor
Binghamton, NY 13901

Hon. Craig J. Doran
7th District Administrative Judge
Hall of Justice
99 Exchange Boulevard
Rochester, NY 14614

Hon. Paula L. Feroleto
8th District Administrative Judge
Supreme Court Chambers
25 Delaware Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14202

Hon. Alan D. Scheinkman
9th District Administrative Judge
Westchester County Courthouse
111 Dr. M.L. King, Jr., Boulevard
White Plains, NY 10601

Hon. Thomas Adams
Administrative Judge
10th Judicial District - Nassau County
Supreme Court Building
100 Supreme Court Drive
Mineola, NY 11501

Hon. C. Randall Hinrichs
Administrative Judge
10th Judicial District - Suffolk County
400 Carleton Avenue
P.O. Box 9080
Central Islip, NY 11722