Ruth C. Balkin

Judicial Experience:

  • Associate Justice, Appellate Division, Second Department (December 22, 2006)
  • Supervising Judge, Nassau County Family Court, January 2003 to September 2004
  • Judge, Nassau County Family Court, January 1995 to May 2004
  • Justice, Supreme Court, Nassau County, January 2005 to December 2006
  • Interim Appointment, Supreme Court, Nassau County, May 2004 to December 31, 2004
  • Presiding Judge, Nassau County Family Treatment Court, 2002 to 2004

Other Professional Experience:

  • Counsel to the Presiding Supervisor and the Town Board, Town of Hempstead, 1987 to 1994
  • Associate, Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, Mineola, New York, 1986 to 1987
  • Partner, Sutter, Balkin, Marten & Regan, Mineola, New York, 1984 to 1986
  • Associate, Sutter, Moffatt, Yannelli & Zevin, Mineola, New York, 1977 to 1984

Education:

  • J.D., St. John's University School of Law, 1976
  • B.A., Adelphi University, 1973

Admission to the Bar:

  • 1981
  • 1979
  • 1977

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Nassau County Women's Bar Association
  • National Women's Judges Association
  • Association of Justices of the Supreme Court
  • Jewish Lawyers Association of Nassau County
  • We Care Association of the Nassau County Bar Association
  • Nassau County Judicial Committee on Women in the Courts
  • St. John's University Law School Alumni Association