Judge Profile

David Friedman

Judicial Experience:

  • Associate Justice, Appellate Division, First Department, March 1999 to Present
  • Justice, Supreme Court, January 1998 to March 1999
  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court, January 1994 to December 1997
  • Judge, Civil Court, January 1990 to December 1993

Other Professional Experience:

  • Law Secretary, Appellate Div. Justice Henry Martuscello, January 1980 to November 1980
  • Law Assistant, Appellate Division: Second Department, New York State Supreme Court, February 1976 to January 1980
  • Student Clerk, New York State Attorney General's Office: Bureau Of Securities, April 1974 to February 1976
  • Law Secretary, Supreme Court Justice Nicholas A. Clemente, April 1981 to December 1990

Biographical Data:

  • Justice of the Supreme Court, Kings County, presided over a medical malpractice and criminal part of the Supreme Court, January 1998-March 1999. Acting Justice of the Supreme Court, Kings County, presided over a criminal part of the Supreme Court, January 1994-December 1997. Judge of the Civil Court, Kings County, presided over all parts of the Civil Court, January 1990-December 1993. New York Law School - graduated cum laude, Associate Editor of Law Review, Achieved Highest Grade in Real Property, Received D. George Levine Memorial Award in Real Property, Class Rank: 4/68. Brooklyn College - graduated magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society, Dean's List 1968-1971, Regents Scholarship.

Education:

  • J.D., New York Law School, 1975
  • B.A. Mathematics, Brooklyn College, 1971

Publications/Lectures:

  • The Fairness Doctrine and Presidential Appearances, 19 NYLF 398

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Brooklyn Bar Association
  • Kings County Criminal Bar Association
  • Editorial Board, Brooklyn Barrister
  • Cum laude, Associate Editor of Law Review, Achieved Highest Grade in Real Property, Received D. George Levine Memorial Award in Real Property, Class Rank: 4/68, New York Law School
  • Magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society, Dean's List 1968-1971, Regents Scholarship, Brooklyn College - .