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Hon. Melissa C. Jackson

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New York State Supreme Court, Criminal Term
100 Centre Street
New York, NY 10013
(646) 386-4700

Judicial Offices

Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Criminal Term, New York County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge, 2013 to Present

Judge, Criminal Court of the City of New York, Appointed by Mayor Bill de Blasio, 2017 to 2027

Administrative Judge, Criminal Court of the City of New York, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge A. Gail Prudenti, 2014 to 2017

Supervising Judge, Criminal Court, New York County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau, 2008 to 2013

Judge, Criminal Court of the City of New York, Appointed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, 2003 to 2007; Re-appointed, 2007 to 2017

Other Professional Experience

Kings County District Attorney, Deputy District Attorney, 1981 to 2003

Admission to the Bar

NYS, Appellate Division, First Department, 1982

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

Education

J.D., Fordham University Law School, 1981

B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1974

Professional & Civic Activities

Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, 1987 to Present

Member, Council on Judicial Administration, 2016 to Present

Member, 18b Central Screening Panel, First Department, 2008 to Present

Member, New York State Bar Association, 2013 to Present

Member, Association of Judges of the Criminal Court, 2003 to Present