Eileen Bransten

Judicial Experience:

  • Justice, Supreme Court, New York County, Civil, Elected, 2000 to 2013
  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court, New York County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge, 1996 to 1999
  • Judge, Civil Court of the City of New York, Elected, 1994 to 1996

Other Professional Experience:

  • Principal Court Attorney to Justice Jacqueline W. Silbermann, Unified Court System, 1992 to 1994
  • Solo Practitioner, 1984 to 1992
  • Assistant District Attorney, Queens County District Attorney's Office, 1980 to 1984
  • Student Assistant, United States Attorney's Office, Southern District of New York, 1978 to 1979
  • Executive Assistant and Director of Research, Writing and Legislation, Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, Office of the Mayor of the City of New York, 1974 to 1978
  • Director of Research and Public Relations, New York State Senate Minority, 1970 to 1973
  • Reporter, Newsday, 1968 to 1969
  • Director of Research, Political Campaigns, 1965 to 1969
  • Albany Correspondent, New York Law Journal, 1967 to 1968
  • Senior Research Analyst, Style and Arrangement Committee of the New York State Constitutional Convention of 1967, 1967

Education:

  • J.D., Fordham Law School, 1979
  • B.A., summa cum laude, City University of the City of New York, Hunter College, 1975

Admission to the Bar:

  • Supreme Court of the United States, 1987
  • Southern District of New York, 1983
  • Eastern District of New York, 1983
  • New York State Appellate Division, First Department, 1980

Publications/Lectures:

  • Paretta v. Medical Offices for Human Reproduction, 195 Misc. 2d 568, 2003
  • Matter of Engel (Refco, Inc.), 193 Misc. 2d 91, 2002
  • Censki v. Madison Ave. Physical Therapy, P.C., 190 Misc. 2d 547, 2002
  • Nathan W. Drage, P.C. v. First Concord Securities, Ltd., 184 Misc. 2d 92, 2000
  • Estate of Jervis v. Teachers Ins. & Annuity Co., 181 Misc. 2d 971, 1999
  • Paganuzzi v. Primrose Management Co., 181 Misc. 2d 34, 1999
  • Lazarevic v. Fogelquist, 175 Misc. 2d 343, 1997
  • 111 Tenants Corp. v. Stromberg, 168 Misc. 2d 1014, 1996
  • 1165 Broadway Corp. v. Dayana of N.Y. Sportswear, Inc., 166 Misc. 2d 939, 1995
  • Browne v. Horbar, Misc. 3d, N.Y.L..J. 18:1, 12/6/04

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Member (Treasurer, Judicial Section 2005-Present), New York State Bar Association, 1994-present; Treasurer, New York State Bar Association Judicial Section, 2005 - present
  • Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Medical Malpractice Committee, 2002 - present
  • Chair, New York County Lawyers Association, Judicial Section Committee, 2003 - present
  • Co-Chair, New York Women's Bar Association, Courts Committee, 1996 - 1999
  • Co-Chair, New York Women's Bar Association, New York County Women's Matrimonial Committee, 1993 - 1996
  • Volunteer, Blessed Sacrament Soup Kitchen, 1991 - present
  • Moot Court Judge, Columbia University School of Law, Fordham Law School, St. John's Law School and Bar Associations, 1996 - present
  • Panelist and Lecturer, New York State Bar Association, New York State Trial Lawyers Association (among others) Continuing Legal Education Programs, 1999 - present
  • Assistant Secretary, Judges and Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert (JALBCA), 2004 - present
  • Committee Member, Jury Trial Project: Jury Questions, 2004 - present
  • Member, Jewish Lawyers Guild and Brehon Law Society, present

Individual Part Rules:

Judges Practice:

  • Justice Bransten's Part Rules
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