Jean T. Schneider

Judicial Experience:

  • Supervising Judge, New York City Civil Court, Housing, Kings County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge A. Gail Prudenti, 2012 to Present
  • Judge, New York City Civil Court, Housing, New York County, Re-Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge A. Gail Prudenti, 2012 to 2017
  • Judge, Housing Court, Civil Court of the City of New York, New York County;, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Jonathan Lippman, 1997 to 20007; Re-appointed, 2008 to 2012
  • Supervising Judge, New York City Civil Court, Housing, New York County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge, Ann Pfau, 2009 to 2011

Other Professional Experience:

  • Supervising Attorney, The Legal Aid Society, 1989 to 1997
  • Staff Attorney, The Legal Aid Society, 1987 to 1989
  • President, Association of Legal Aid Attorneys, District 65-UAW, 1984 to 1987
  • Staff Attorney, The Legal Aid Society, 1981 to 1984
  • Staff Attorney, Bedford-Stuyvesant Community Legal Services Corp., 1977 to 1981

Education:

  • JD, Yale School of Law, 1977
  • BA, Swarthmore College, 1973

Admission to the Bar:

  • NYS, Appellate Division, First Department, 1978

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Chair, Committee on Housing Court Public Service Projects, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, 1999 - 2002
  • Member, Committee on Housing Court Public Service Projects, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, 1994 - 1999
  • Member, Housing Court Committee, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, 1990 - 1993
  • Board Member, Citywide Task Force on Housing Court, 1991 - 1994
  • Pro Bono Volunteer, Central American Refugee Center, 1985 - 1988
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