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JUDGES OF THE TRIAL COURTS


Hon. Matthew F. Cooper

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Supreme Court, Civil Branch, New York County
60 Centre Street
New York, NY 10007
(646) 386-5696

Judicial Offices

Justice, Supreme Court, New York County, Elected, 2011 to 2024

Acting Justice, Supreme Court, New York County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau, 2008 to 2010

Judge, Civil Court of the City of New York, New York County, Elected, 2001 to 2010

Other Professional Experience

Teamsters Local 237 Legal Services, Director, 1988 to 2000

District Council 37 Municipal Employees Legal Services Plan, Supervising Attorney/ Staff Attorney, 1980 to 1988

Bronx Legal Services, VISTA Volunteer, 1974 to 1976

City University of the City of New York-- Worker Education Program, Adjunct Professor, 1999 to 2000

Admission to the Bar

NYS, Appellate Division, First Department, 1980

Education

J.D., Antioch School of Law, 1979

B.A., Hobart College, 1974

Professional & Civic Activities

Civil Court Practice Section, New York County Lawyers Association, 2004 to 2005

Vice President, Civil Court Board of Judges, 2004 to 2005

Housing Court Guardian Ad Litem, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, 1994 to 2001