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JUDGES OF THE TRIAL COURTS


Hon. Barbara R. Kapnick

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Supreme Court, New York County, Commercial Division
60 Centre Street
New York, NY 10007
(646) 386-3275

Judicial Offices

Justice, Supreme Court, New York County, Elected, 2002 to 2015

Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge, 1994 to 2001

Judge, Civil Court of the City of New York, New York County, Elected, 1992 to 2001

Other Professional Experience

NYS Unified Court System, Supreme Court, New York County, Principal Law Clerk to Justice, 1984 to 1991

NYS Unified Court System, Civil Court, New York County, Law Assistant to Judge, 1980 to 1984

Admission to the Bar

NYS, Appellate Division, First Department, 1981

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

Education

J.D., Boston University School of Law, 1980

B.A., Barnard College, Columbia University (Cum Laude), 1975

Professional & Civic Activities

Member, Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics, 2008 to Present

Member and Committee Member, New York State Bar Association, 2004 to Present

Member and Committee Member, New York City Bar, 1992 to Present

Member and Committee Member, New York County Lawyers Association, 1988 to 2008

Past President, Member, Board of Governors, Jewish Lawyers Guild, 1982 to Present

Member, New York Women's Bar Association, 1982 to Present

Board Member, New York State Association of Women Judges, 1993 to Present

Board Member, JALBCA (Judges and Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert), 2001 to Present

Officer, Board of Directors, Member, Association of Supreme Court Justices of the City of New York, 2002 to Present

Executive Committee Member, Supreme Court Justices of the State of New York, 2002 to Present

Chair of the Board of Trustees, New York County Public Access Law Library, 2008 to Present