John P. Collins

Judicial Experience:

  • Justice, Supreme Court, Bronx County, Criminal, 2010 to 2011
  • Judge, NYC Criminal Court, Appointed by Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, 1997 to 2007; reappointed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, 2008 to 2017
  • Supreme Court Justice, Eighth Judicial District, Appointed by Governor David Paterson, 2009 to 2009
  • Administrative Judge, Bronx County Supreme Court Criminal Division, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge, Jonathan Lippman, 2002 to 2009
  • Acting Justice, Bronx County Supreme Court Criminal Division, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge, Jonathan Lippman, 1982 to 2009
  • Supervising Judge, Bronx Supreme Court Criminal Division, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge, Jonathan Lippman, 1999 to 2002
  • Judge, NYC Criminal Court, Appointed by Mayor Edward Koch, 1987 to 1997
  • Judge, NYC Criminal Court, Appointed by Mayor Edward Koch, 1978 to 1987

Other Professional Experience:

  • Bureau Chief, New York County District Attorney's Office, 1975 to 1978
  • Law Secretary, NYS Supreme Court Justice Joseph A. Sarafite, 1970 to 1975
  • Senior Trial Assistant; Chief of Narcotic Prosecutions, New York County District Attorney's Office, 1963 to 1970

Education:

  • J.D., New York University, 1963
  • B.S., Fordham University, 1960

Admission to the Bar:

  • United States District Court (SDNY), 1976
  • United States District Court (EDNY), 1976
  • United States Supreme Court, 1968
  • NYS, Appellate Division, First Department, 1963

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Member, Association of Bar of City of New York
  • Member, NYS Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Bronx Bar Association
  • Member, First Department Indigent Defense Oversight Committee
  • Member, Catholic Lawyers Guild
  • Member, Veterans of the Seventh Regiment NYNG

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