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JUDGES OF THE TRIAL COURTS


Hon. Martin E. Ritholtz

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Supreme Court, Queens County
88-11 Sutphin Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11435
(718) 298-1089

Judicial Offices

Justice, Supreme Court, Queens County Commercial Division, Appointed, 2014 to Present

Supreme Court Justice, Queens County, Elected, Second Department, Eleventh Judicial District, 2002 to 2015

Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Queens County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Jonathan Lippman, 2000 to 2001

Judge, Civil Court of the City of New York, Queens County, Elected, Fifth Municipal District, 1996 to 2001

Other Professional Experience

Supreme Court, Queens County, Principal Law Clerk to Hon. Luther V. Dye, 1994 to 1995

Supreme Court, Queens County, Principal Law Clerk to Hon. Angelo Graci, 1990 to 1993

Supreme Court, Queens County, Principal Law Clerk to Hon. Eugene P. Bambrick, 1983 to 1989

Touro College, School of Law, Adjunct Professor of Law, 1984 to 1988

Supreme Court, Queens County, Principal Law Clerk to Hon. Martin Rodell, 1981 to 1982

Civil Court of the City of New York, Queens County, Law Assistant to Hon. Herbert A. Posner, 1978 to 1980

Ritholtz and Ritholtz, Esqs., Clerk, 1975 to 1978

S. Horowitz and Company, Tel Aviv, Israel, Clerk, 1974 to 1975

Justice Ministry, Jerusalem, Israel, Clerk, 1972 to 1974

Admission to the Bar

NYS, Appellate Division, Second Department, 1976

United States Supreme Court, 1980

United States District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, 1976

State of Israel, 1975

Education

LL.B., Hebrew University of Jerusalem School of Law, 1974

B.A., Columbia College, 1968

Publications

Editor, Queens Bar Bulletin, Queens County Bar Association, September, 1985 to Summer 1987

Professional & Civic Activities

Member of the Board of Directors, The Supreme Court Justices Association of the City of New York, 2004 to Present

Dean, Queens County Bar Association, Academy of Law, 1999 to Present

Chairman, Queens County Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education, 1988 to 1998

Vice President, Queens County, Board of Judges of the Civil Court of the City of New York, 1998 to 2001

Member of Nominating Committee, Queens County Bar Association, 1993 to 1995

Second Vice President, Association of Law Secretaries to the Justices of the Supreme and Surrogate's Courts, 1993 to 1995

Member of Alumni Representative Committee, Columbia College, 1986 to Present

President, Brandeis Bar Association, 1986 to 1986