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Hon. Cheree A. Buggs

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Civil Court of the City of New York, Queens County
89-17 Sutphin Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11435
(718) 262-7300

Judicial Offices

Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Queens County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau, 2012 to Present

Judge, Queens County, Family Court, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau, 2008 to 2008

Judge, Civil Court of the City of New York, Elected, 2008 to 2017

Other Professional Experience

Law Office of Cheree A. Buggs, 1991 to 2002, 2004 to 2007

New York City Equal Employment Practices Commission, Commissioner, 2000 to 2002, 2004 to 2007

New York City Environmental Control Board, Administrative Law Judge, 2005 to 2007

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Administrative Law Judge, 2004 to 2007

City Council of the City of New York, Counsel to Committee on Aging, Oversight and Investigations, and the Subcommittee on Senior Centers, 2002 to 2004

New York City Department of Finance, Parking Violations Operations, Administrative Law Judge, 1991 to 2000; Senior Administrative Law Judge, 1995 to 2000

New York City Human Resources Administration, Attorney, 1988 to 1991

Greater New York Mutual Insurance Company, Attorney, 1987 to 1988

Admission to the Bar

NYS, Appellate Division, Second Department, 1987

United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2007

United States Supreme Court, 2000

Education

J.D., Temple University, 1986

B.A., New York University, 1983

Publications

Park Slope Medical & Surgical Supply, Inc. v. MetLife Auto & Home, New York Law Journal, "Decisions of Interest", March 20, 2012; 35 Misc. 3d 686 (2012)

Bains v Attic Clothing Company, New York Law Journal, "Decisions of Interest", January 10, 2012

Rodriguez v Allstate, New York Law Journal, "Decisions of Interest", March 21, 2011; 2011 NY Slip Op 50361(U) (2011)

Jormar Construction v. Tinawi, New York Law Journal, "Decisions of Interest", December 3, 2010; 911 N.Y.S.2d 803 (2010)

Hillside Manor Rehabilitation and Extended Care Center, LLC v. Jacqueline Barnes, New York Law Journal, "Decisions of Interest", June 10, 2010

Liberty Ashes Inc. v. The Health Nuts Inc., New York Law Journal, "Decisions of Interest", May 20, 2010; 27 Misc. 3d 1220(A)(2010)

Tulloch v. Hood, 27 Misc. 3d 1224 (A)(2010)

Bernard v. Stavrou, 26 Misc. 3d 1220 (A)(2010)

Sommerfield v Office of the Comptroller, New York Law Journal, "Decisions of Interest", December 23, 2009; 25 Misc. 3d 1240 (A)(2009)

Corona Comprehensive v Global Liberty, New York Law Journal, "Decisions of Interest", July 10, 2009; 24 Misc. 3d 1212 (A)(2009)

Professional & Civic Activities

Member, Queens County Bar Association, 1987 to Present

Member, Board of Managers, 2002 to 2007

Vice Chair, Judicial Relations Committee, 2000 to Present

Member, Judiciary Committee, 2000 to 2002

Member, Macon B. Allen Black Bar Association of Queens County, 1987 to Present

Member, New York State Conference of Bar Leaders Executive Council, 2003 to 2007

Arbitrator, Civil Court of the City of New York, 1997 to 2007

Board Member, Jamaica Service Program for Older Adults, 1994 to 2002

Life Member, NAACP, Jamaica Branch