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JUDGES OF THE TRIAL COURTS


Hon. Karen M. Uplinger

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Syracuse City Court
505 South State Street
Syracuse, NY 13202
(315) 671-2785

Judicial Offices

Judge, City Court, Syracuse, Elected, 2002-2011; Re-elected, 2012 to 2021

Other Professional Experience

City of Syracuse Common Council-Elected, 1992 to 1999

New York State Assembly, Executive Counsel to the Speaker, 1989 to 1990

State of New York, Family Court Hearing Examiner, 1982 to 1982

Private Practice, 1976 to 2001

Hiscock Legal Aid Society, Senior Staff Attorney, 1977 to 1981

Admission to the Bar

NYS, Appellate Division, Fourth Department, 1976

United States District Court, Northern District of New York, 1980

United States Supreme Court, 1982

Education

Attended, College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law

B.A., University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, 1970

Professional & Civic Activities

Member of the Board, Aurora of CNY, Inc., 2003 to Present

Member, Board Member and past Officer and past President, Central New York Women's Bar Association

Member, NYS Bar Association

Member, Board Member and past Officer and Board member, Women's Bar Assoc of the State of NY

Member and past Board Member, Onondaga County Bar Association

Member, Board Member, Onondaga Women's Political Caucus, 1985 to 2001

Member, D.A.R.

Sustainer, Member, Board member, Junior League of Syracuse

Member, National Association of Women Judges and NYS Association of Women Judges

Member, Syracuse Commission for Women, 1987 to 1991

Board Member, Hiscock Legal Aid Society, 1982 to 1991

Member, Association of City Court Judges