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Hon. Joseph Risi

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Supreme Court, Queens County,Civil Term
88-11 Sutphin Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11435
(718) 298-1568

Judicial Offices

Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Queens County, Designated by Chief Administrative Judge, Lawrence K. Marks, 2017 to Present

Judge, New York State Court of Claims, Appointed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, 2017 to 2019

Other Professional Experience

Risi & Associates, Principal, 1988 to 2017

New York State Insurance Department, Deputy Superintendent, 2005 to 2007

New York State Senate, Counsel to Senator George Onorato, 1988 to 2010

New York State Unified Court System, Principal Law Assistant, 1983 to 1988

Admission to the Bar

United States Tax Court, 1988

United States Military Court of Appeals, 1986

United States Supreme Court, 1984

NYS, Appellate Division, Second Department, 1983

Education

J.D., Widener University, School of Law, 1982

B.A., St. John's University, 1978

Professional & Civic Activities

Member, Appellate Division, 2nd Department : Attorney/Client Disputes, 1999 to 2017

Member, Appellate Division, 2nd Department: Grievance Committee, 2002 to 2010

Member, Appellate Division, 2nd Department: Character & Fitness Committee, 2013 to 2017

Delegate, New York State Bar Association: House of Delegates, 2010 to 2014

Executive Committee, New York State Bar Association: Real Property Law Section, 2014 to 2017

Chairman, Queens County Bar Association, Legislation & Law Reform Committee, 1997 to 2012

Member, Queens County Bar Association, Grievance Committee, 1996 to 2012

Member, Queens County Bar Association, 2005 to Present

President, Queens County Bar Association, 2012 to 2013

Member, Long Island City Lawyers, 1983 to 2017

President, Long Island City Lawyers, 1989 to 1990

Arbitrator, Small Claims Division Civil Court, 1988 to 2017

Member, Queens Aviation Advisory Committee, 1990 to 2017

Counsel & Member of the Board of Directors, Shareing & Careing, 1993 to 2017

Member, Columbian Lawyers Association, Queens County, 1995 to Present

Chair: Consumer Affairs-Executive Secretary, Community Board 1, Queens, 1998 to 2015

Chairman of the Board, Community Board 1, Queens, 2015 to 2017

Board Member, U.S. Selective Service System, 2005 to 2017

Counsel, United Civic Community Association, 2008 to 2017