Leland G. Degrasse

Judicial Experience:

  • Associate Justice, Appellate Division, First Department (April 2008)
  • Justice, New York State Supreme Court, First Judicial District, Elected, 1988 to 2008

Other Professional Experience:

  • Law Secretary to Hon. Clifford A. Scott, New York State Supreme Court, New York County, 1980 to 1985
  • Staff Attorney, Harlem Legal Services, 1977 to 1980
  • Private Practice, 1975 to 1977
  • Assistant District Attorney, Bronx County District Attorney, 1972 to 1975

Education:

  • J.D., Howard University School of Law, 1972
  • B.A., St. John's University, 1967

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • President, Supreme Court Justices Association of the State of New York, 2002
  • President, Supreme Court Justices Association of the City of New York, 2003
  • Lead Articles Editor, Howard Law Journal
  • Cum Laude, Howard University School of Law, 1972