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Hon. Michael J. Obus

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Supreme Court, New York County
100 Centre Street
New York, NY 10013
(646) 386-4051

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Judicial Offices

Administrative Judge, Criminal Matters, First Judicial District, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau, 2009 to Present

Administrative Judge, Supreme Court, Criminal Term, New York County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau, 2008 to 2009

Acting Justice, Supreme Court, New York County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge, 1993 to Present

Judge, Criminal Court of the City of New York, Appointed by Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani, 1996 to 2005

Judge, Criminal Court of the City of New York, Appointed by Mayor Edward I. Koch, 1986 to 1995

Other Professional Experience

The Legal Aid Society of Nassau County, New York, 1973 to 1986

Appeals Bureau Chief, 1979 to 1986

Deputy Appeals Bureau Chief, 1977 to 1978

Staff Attorney, 1973 to 1976

Admission to the Bar

NYS, Appellate Division, First Department, 1974

United States District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1975

United States District Court, Southern District of New York, 1983

United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1976

United States Supreme Court, 1980

Education

J.D., Columbia University School of Law, 1973

B.A., Rutgers University, 1970

Professional & Civic Activities

Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, 1987 to Present

Committee on Corrections, 2000 to 2003

Committee on Criminal Advocacy, 1997 to 2000

Member, New York State Bar Association, 1982 to Present

Member, Association of Judges of the Criminal Court, 1986 to Present