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JUDGES OF THE TRIAL COURTS


Hon. Miriam R. Best

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Bronx County Supreme Court, Criminal Division
265 E. 161st Street
Bronx, NY 10451
(718) 618-3690

Judicial Offices

Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Bronx County, Appointed, 2008 to Present

Judge, Criminal Court of the City of New York, Appointed by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, 2005 to 2012; Re-appointed by Mayor Bloomberg, 2013 to 2022

Judge, Civil Court of the City of New York, Appointed by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, 2003 to 2005

Other Professional Experience

New York County District Attorney's Office, 2001 to 2003

Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor, 1999 to 2001

U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York, Criminal Division, 1989 to 1999

Kings County District Attorney's Office, 1983 to 1989

Private Practice, 1981 to 1983

Admission to the Bar

NYS, Appellate Division, First Department, 1982

United States District Court, Southern District of New York, 1982

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

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1984

United States Supreme Court, 1987

Education

J.D., Yale Law School, 1981

B.A., Yale University, 1977

Professional & Civic Activities

Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, 1982 to Present

Member, New York County Lawyers' Association American Inn of Court, 2004 to 2005