Brenda S. Spears

Judicial Experience:

  • Judge, New York City Civil Court, Housing, Bronx County, Re-Appointed by Chief Adminsitrataive Judge Ann Pfau, 2011 to 2016
  • Judge, Housing Court, Civil Court of the City of New York, Bronx County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge, Jonathan Lippman, 1996 to 2001; Re-appointed, 2001 to 2006, 2006 to 2011
  • Judge, New York City Housing Court, Bronx County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge, Jonathan Lippman, 2001 to 2006

Other Professional Experience:

  • Deputy General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, NYCHA, 1987 to 1996
  • NYS Attorney General's Office-Bureau Chief Real Estate Finance Bureau, Section Chief-Litigation Bureau, 1983 to 1987
  • General Counsel & 1st Department Comm., DHCR, 1981 to 1983
  • Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, 1977 to 1981
  • Law Clerk, United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1975 to 1977

Education:

  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Law
  • City College of New York

Admission to the Bar:

  • NYS, Appellate Division, First Department, 1976

Individual Part Rules:

Judges Practice:

  • Judge Spears' Rules
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