Judge Profile

Sallie Manzanet-Daniels

Judicial Experience:

  • Associate Justice, Appellate Division, First Department, Appointed (October 2009) by Gov. Paterson
  • Justice, 12th Judicial District, Elected, 2016 to 2030
  • Justice, New York State Supreme Court, 2001 to Oct,2009
  • Judge, Civil Court of the City of New York, Bronx County, Elected, 1999 to 2001

Other Professional Experience:

  • Principal Law Clerk, Administrative Judge Justice Luis Gonzalez,12th Judicial District, Bronx County, N.Y
  • Principal Law Clerk, Justice Frank Torres, Bronx Supreme Court, Criminal Term
  • Attorney., Legal Aid Society, Criminal Defense Division


  • J.D., Hofstra University School of Law, 1988
  • B.A.(Psychology), Marymount Manhattan College, 1985

Admission to the Bar:

  • 1989

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Co-founder and first chair, Lalsa Alumni Scholarship Fund
  • Hofstra Law School: Founder and first President, Latino Law Students Association, 1987 - 1988
  • Gubernatorial Citation, Youngest Justice of Hispanic Heritage ever elected to the New York State Supreme Court, November, 2001