Judge Danny Chun, currently an Acting Supreme Court Justice, was first appointed to the Criminal Court in May 1999. from Harvard Law School. Prior to his appointment, he served with the Bronx County District Attorney's Office and was a solo criminal defense practitioner for 20 years. Reappointed January 2019. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University and received his J.D. Judge Felicia Mennin was appointed to the Criminal Court in February 2008. (Formerly appointed to the Interim Civil Court January 2020). NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 17: Cardi B appears at Queens County Criminal Court after not meeting her requirements for her misdemeanor guilty plea on January 17, 2023 in New York City. from Fordham University School of Law. The status is Currently registered. at CUNY School of Law. (Formerly appointed to the Interim Civil Court June 2016). Judge Stephen Antignani, an Acting Supreme Court Justice, was appointed to the Criminal Court bench in January 2013. Prior to her appointment, Judge Davidson served with the New York State Unified Court System for 13 years holding various positions including as Counsel to the former Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals Jonathan Lippman. Prior to his appointment to the bench, Judge Clott served with the Legal Aid Society in the Criminal Appeals Bureau and the Federal Defender Division. Queens Bl/Union Tpk is 128 yards away, 2 min walk. from Touro College, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center. Prior to her appointment, Judge Bejarano returned to public service as a prosecutor with the Kings County District Attorney's Office. Judge Matthew Sciarrino, Jr. was first appointed to the bench as an Interim Civil Court Judge in January 2005. Judge Mitchell was a former prosecutor with the Bronx County District Attorney's Office, Chief of the Criminal Division in the United States Virgin Islands Department of Justice, and was most recently an Assistant Attorney General in Charge of the Harlem/Bronx Regional Office. Judge Martinez Alonso, prior to her appointment, was most recently Deputy Chief of a Trial Bureau at the Bronx County District Attorneys Office, where she had served for the past 16 years in various bureaus. (Formerly appointed to the Interim Civil Court August 2021; reappointed January 2022). from Syracuse University College of Law. Judge Kathryn Paek was appointed as a Criminal Court Judge in February 2015. Judge Charlotte E. Davidson was first appointed as an Interim Civil Court Judge in June 2016 and has been presiding in Criminal Court. British judges gave the go-ahead Monday, Jan. 16, 2023 for the Court of Appeal to consider challenges to the British government's plan to send some asylum-seekers on a one-way trip to Rwanda . Appointed April 2015. Register. (Formerly appointed to the Interim Civil Court January 2019). Click a name, or press the enter key on a name, to reveal the bio. Gopee ran for one of the six open seats in the district on Nov. 2, 2021, and won with 11.6 percent of the vote. Civil Court Judges Expand All Collapse All Click a name, or press the enter key on a name, to reveal the bio. By David Brand. She previously served as the Deputy Chief of the Child Abuse Bureau for the New York County District Attorney's Office and was a law clerk to a federal judge. She was a litigation associate for a private firm and served with the United States Attorney's Office, Eastern District of New York. Reappointed December 2012. Judge Donald Leo, an Acting Supreme Court Justice, was appointed to the Criminal Court bench in December 2015. Judge Jay Weiner was first appointed as an Interim Civil Court Judge in April 2019 and has been serving in Criminal Court. Prior to her appointment, Judge Rajeswari worked with the Richmond County District Attorneys Office her entire career in several bureaus including Criminal Court, Narcotics, Supreme Court, and the Sex Crimes Special Victims Bureau where she last served as Deputy Chief. Judge Robert Mandelbaum was appointed as a Criminal Court Judge in January 2008, and is currently an Acting Supreme Court Justice. She also served as an Assistant Solicitor General, and clerked for the Chief Judge of the New York State Court of Appeals. (Formerly appointed to the Interim Civil Court January 2019; reappointed January 2020). Reappointed January 2012; January 2022. Judge Tamiko Amaker Judge Deepa Ambekar Judge Giyang An Judge Stephen Antignani Judge Frederick Arriaga Judge Angela Badamo Judge Mary Bejarano Judge Beth Beller Judge Miriam Best Judge Denis Boyle Judge James Burke Judge Calabrese received his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and received his law degree from Fordham Law School. Judge Kevin McGrath was appointed to the Criminal Court bench in January 2009. Reappointed January 2020. Judge McDonnell served with the New York State Unified Court System for over three decades in various capacities, including as the Deputy Counsel of Criminal Justice at the Office of Court Administration. He also previously served with the New York State Unified Court System as a Principal Law Clerk in Supreme Court, Criminal Term, Queens County. Reappointed January 2022. Reappointed January 2021. Judge Valentina M. Morales was appointed as a Criminal Court Judge in August 2021. She has been serving in Criminal Court since 2011 and was designated as an Acting Justice of the Supreme Court in 2017. . Reappointed January 2019. He is a graduate of St. John's University and received his J.D. She is a graduate of Pace University and received her J.D. He is a graduate of John Jay College of Criminal Justice and received his law degree from CUNY School of Law. from Columbia Law School. Prior to his appointment to the bench, he served with the New York State Unified Court System in various capacities including as Principal Law Clerk to two Kings County Supreme Court Justices and a Kings County Criminal Court Judge. Judge Herbert Moses was appointed to the Criminal Court in January 2017. NYC Criminal Court Web Payment NOTE: NYC Supreme Courts not included. Judge Laurie Peterson was first appointed as an Interim Civil Court Judge in January 2013 and had been serving in Criminal Court. Appointed December 2011. She formerly worked with the Bronx County District Attorney's Office, Department Advocate's Office with the New York City Police Department and was Court Attorney to the Supervising Judge of Kings County Criminal Court. Appointed January 2019. He formerly served as the Deputy Supervising Judge of New York County Criminal Court. Judge Joseph Gubbay, currently an Acting Supreme Court Justice, was first appointed to the Criminal Court in April 1999. She most recently served as Deputy Commissioner for Regional Affairs and Federal Programs for the New York State Division of Human Rights. Judge Mandelbaum received his undergraduate degree from Brown University and his law degree from New York University School of Law. Judge Claudia Daniels-DePeyster was appointed to the Criminal Court in April 2015. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago and his law degree from New York University School of Law. Judge Tara Collins was first appointed as an Interim Civil Court Judge in May 2017 and has been serving in Criminal Court. Judge Gaffey has been a criminal law practitioner for 32 years and most recently served as Supervising Attorney and Deputy Director at the Queens Law Associates. Queens County Criminal Court (Queens County Courts, New York) 125-01 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens, NY 11415, USA More Courthouses in Queens County Courts Queens County Civil Court Queens County Supreme Court Civil Term - 1 UniCourt uses cookies to improve your online experience, for more information please see our Privacy Policy . (Formerly appointed to the Interim Civil Court January 2019). Administration. Reappointed January 2020. (Formerly appointed to the Interim Civil Court June 2016). Reappointed January 2018. Judge Quynda Santacroce was first appointed as an Interim Civil Court Judge in January 2019 and has been serving in Criminal Court. Justice Hon. Prior to his appointment, he served with the New York County District Attorney's Office for over a decade before becoming Deputy Bureau Chief of the Sex Offender Management Bureau with the New York State Attorney General's Office. Appointed January 2019 (Formerly appointed to the Interim Civil Court May 2017; reappointed January 2018). She is a graduate of John Jay University and received her law degree from Cardozo School of Law. Justices Ronald Hollie and Leslie Leach have each decided . will be able to access it on trellis. Appointed January 2018. (Formerly appointed to the Interim Civil Court July 2007). Prior to her appointment, she served with the Office of the New York State Attorney General as an Assistant Attorney General in the Torts Section of the Claims Bureau, Division of State Counsel. from Catholic University. from Washington & Lee Law School. Appointed December 2010. from Howard University School of Law. Elisa S. Koenderman Chamber Phone: (718) 298-1204 Courtroom Phone: (718) 298-1432 Integrated Domestic Violence Part TAP-A TAP-A Part EA1 Courtroom 325, Main Building Directions to Queens County Criminal Court with public transportation. Reappointed January 2012; January 2022. (Formerly appointed to the Interim Civil Court January 2011). Appointed January 2018. Reappointed January 2018 and January 2020. (Formerly appointed to the Interim Civil Court January 2019). Division: Criminal Court. Judicial Intern at Queens County Criminal Court from George Washington University. from the University of Wisconsin Law School. In a communication to court staff and judges Tuesday, George Grasso, the administrative judge for Queens County Supreme Court, Criminal Term, announced that he would be resigning effective Friday, July 15. City of New York. Judge Jeffrey Gershuny was first appointed as an Interim Civil Court Judge in March 2018 and has been serving in Criminal Court. Appointed October 2022. We have notified your account executive who will contact you shortly. Appointed December 2013. Prior to his appointment, Judge McCormack served for 31 years with the Bronx County District Attorney's Office, where he last served as Chief of the Trial Division/Vehicular Crimes Bureau. She was also a Staff Attorney with the Legal Aid Society's Criminal Defense Division. Our web site has been designed to enhance and provide greater access to all records and court proceedings. She was a former Kings County Assistant District Attorney who started in the Red Zone Trial Bureau and eventually became a Senior Assistant District Attorney in the Sex Crimes Bureau. Appointed October 2022. He formerly served with the Queens County District Attorneys Office and was in private practice. Prior to her appointment to the bench, she also served with the New York City Council as a Senior Legislative Attorney and Counsel to the Committee on Public Safety. Judge Gia Morris was first appointed as an Interim Civil Court Judge in September 2011 and has been serving in Criminal Court. Judge Michael Gaffey was appointed as an Interim Civil Court Judge in January 2019 and has been serving in Criminal Court. She then returned to serve as the Executive Assistant District Attorney and Chief of the Investigations Division in the Bronx County District Attorneys Office prior to her appointment to the bench.