Mayor de Blasio swears in 28 recently appointed judges in a swearing in ceremony
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    Mayor de Blasio today swore in 28 judges recently appointed to the Family Court, Criminal Court, and Civil Court. Eight of the judges sworn in today were reappointed, and 20 were newly appointed.
Mayor de Blasio appointing Chair and Vice Chair of Mayor's Advisory Committee on the Judiciary.
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    Mayor de Blasio today named Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick and Barry Cozier as Chair and Vice Chair of the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on the Judiciary, respectively.

The Mayor's Advisory Committee On The Judiciary

The Committee recruits, screens, and nominates highly qualified candidates for judicial appointment to the Family Court and Criminal Court of New York City, as well as the Civil Court for an interim appointment. Based on the Committee's nominations, the Mayor makes appointments to these courts. The Committee also evaluates incumbent judges for reappointment to these courts and submits its recommendations to the Mayor.


Judicial Vacancies

The Mayor's Advisory Committee on the Judiciary is accepting applications for current and expected vacancies in the New York City Family and Criminal Courts, as well as interim Civil Court appointments. Judges appointed on an interim Civil Court line are typically assigned to either the Family or Criminal Court according to the needs of the court system. Each candidate must have been admitted to the practice of law in New York State for at least 10 years, must be in good standing, and must be a current New York City resident, or be willing to move to New York City in the event of an appointment. Eligible candidates should download the Uniform Judicial Questionnaire. Applications will remain active for a period of one year from the date of receipt by this office. Applications will be accepted on a continuing basis for appointment to future vacancies as they arise.


Mayor de Blasio Appoints Three Judges to Family and Civil Court

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the appointments of one new judge to Family Court and two new judges to Civil Court.
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Mayor de Blasio Appoints Nine Judges to Criminal and Civil Court

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the appointments of two judges to Criminal Court and of seven judges to the interim Civil Court.
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Mayor de Blasio Appoints Two Judges to Family and Civil Court

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the reappointment of Judge Catherine DiDomenico to Family Court and the appointment of Judge Alison Hamanjian as an interim Civil Court Judge.
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Mayor de Blasio Appoints 20 Judges to Family, Criminal and Civil Court

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the appointments of 15 judges to Family, Criminal and Civil Court. The Mayor also reappointed 5 judges to Criminal and Civil Court. Collectively, these judges have years of experience serving New Yorkers in the public, private and non-profit sectors.
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Mayor de Blasio Appoints Judge Monica Shulman to Family Court

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the appointment of Judge Monica Shulman to Family Court. As a Family Court judge, Judge Shulman will preside over cases related to New York City's children and their families. Judge Shulman has an array of experience in the public and private sectors, having worked most recently as Court Attorney-Referee for the Family Court in New York County.
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Mayor de Blasio Appoints Judge David Kirschner to Civil Court

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the appointment of Judge David Kirschner to Civil Court. Judge Kirschner will serve as an interim Civil Court judge and sit in Criminal Court. Prior to his appointment, he served as the Principal Court Attorney in the Bronx County Supreme Court.
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Mayor de Blasio Appoints Judges to Criminal Court and Civil Court

Mayor Bill de Blasio today appointed two new judges to Criminal Court and four new judges as interim Civil Court judges who will sit in Criminal Court. The judges appointed have years of experience in the public and private sectors.
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Mayor de Blasio Appoints Judges to Family Court and Civil Court

Mayor Bill de Blasio today appointed Gilbert Taylor to Family Court, Ben Darvil, Jr. and Mildred Negron as interim Civil Court judges, and reappointed the Honorable Gayle P. Roberts, who was first appointed to Family Court in April 1997. The two interim Civil Court judges will sit in Family Court.
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Mayor de Blasio Appoints 26 Judges to Family, Criminal and Civil Court

Mayor de Blasio has made 26 judicial appointments for the New Year, including four appointments and three reappointments to Family Court; eight appointments and ten reappointments to Criminal Court; and one interim reappointment to Civil Court. All appointments are effective beginning December 23 or December 29, 2015, or January 1, 2016.
Read the press release regarding appointment of 26 judges to Family, Criminal and Civil Court