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JUDGES OF THE TRIAL COURTS


Hon. Esther M. Morgenstern

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Kings County Supreme Court
320 Jay Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(347) 401-9208

Judicial Offices

Justice, Supreme Court, Kings County Integrated Domestic Violence Court, Appointed, 2007 to Present

Justice, Supreme Court, Kings County, Elected, 2006 to 2019

Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Queens County Integrated Domestic Violence Court, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Jonathan Lippman, 2004 to 2006

Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Queens County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Jonathan Lippman, 2002 to 2005

Judge, Civil Court of the City of New York, Elected, 1996 to 2005

Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Family Court, Kings County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Jonathan Lippman, 2002 to 2003

Judge, Criminal Court, Assigned, 1996 to 2002

Other Professional Experience

NYS Unified Court System, Principal Law Clerk, 1990 to 1995

NYS Unified Court System, Associate Law Assistant to Acting Justice, 1988 to 1990

NYS Unified Court System, Senior Law Assistant to Acting Justice, 1987 to 1988

NYS Unified Court System, Law Assistant to Acting Justice, 1986 to 1987

Yisraeli and Yerushalmi, Attorney, 1985 to 1986

Torras Greenberg, Law Assistant, 1984 to 1985

Admission to the Bar

NYS, Appellate Division, Second Department, 1985

United States District Court, Eastern District, 1985

United States District Court, Southern District, 1985

United States Supreme Court, 1989

Education

J.D., Cardozo School of Law, 1984

BA, City University of New York, Brooklyn College, 1980

Professional & Civic Activities

Trustee, Brooklyn Bar Association, 1995 to 1996

Member, Brooklyn Bar Association, 1988 to Present

President, Brooklyn Womens Bar Association, 1992 to 1993

Board of Directors, Brooklyn Women's Bar Association, 1987 to 2001

Member, Brooklyn Women's Association, 1986 to Present

Delegate, New York State Supreme Court Justices Association

Vice President, New York City Supreme Court Judges Association