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Hon. Deborah Stevens Modica

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Criminal Court of the City of New York, Queens County
125-01 Queens Boulevard
Kew Gardens, NY 11415
(718) 298-0836

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Judicial Offices

Supervising Judge, Criminal Court of the City of New York, Queens County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge, Jonathan Lippman, 2003 to Present

Judge, Criminal Court of the City of New York, Queens County, Appointed by Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, 1997 to 2008; Re-appointed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, 2009 to 2018

Other Professional Experience

Kings County District Attorney, Assistant District Attorney, 1990 to 1997

Queens County District Attorney, Assistant District Attorney, 1978 to 1989

Admission to the Bar

NYS, Appellate Division, First Department, 1978

United States District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, 1979

United States Supreme Court, 1989

Education

J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 1976

B.A., Thomas Moore College, Fordham University, 1971

Professional & Civic Activities

Member, Queens County Bar Association

Member, Queens County Women's Bar Association

Chair, Citywide Domestic Violence Committee, N.Y. C. Criminal Court

Member, New York County Lawyers' Association Task Force on the Criminal Courts