Judge Profile

Jennifer Schecter

Judicial Experience:

  • Judge, New York City Civil Court, New York County, Elected, 2010 to 2019

Other Professional Experience:

  • Principal Law Clerk, Justice Eileen Bransten, Commercial Division, Supreme Court of the State of New York, 2002 to 2009
  • Principal Law Clerk, Chief Judge, Judith S. Kay, New York State Court of Appeals, 1998 to 2001


  • J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law, 1996
  • B.A., Rutgers College, 1993

Admission to the Bar:

  • NYS, Appellate Division, First Department, 1997


  • Kihl, 1999, and its Progeny, 80/9, New York State Bar Assn. Journal 26, November/December 2008
  • Introductory Remarks - Seventh Annual Sandra Day O'Connor Medal of Honor Presented to Chief Judge Judith S. Kaye, 30 Seton Hall L. Rev. 749, 2000
  • Survey - Negligence is the Appropriate Standard of Proof in Defamation Actions Involving Businesses that are not Substantially Regulated When the Reported Activities Do Not Implicate Questions of Safety or Public Health and Could not be Deemed Consumer Fr, 25 Seton Hall L. Rev. 1650, 1995
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