Judge Profile

James Burke

Judicial Experience:

  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court, New York County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau, 2011 to Present
  • Judge, New York City Criminal Court, New York County, Re-Appointed (2013) by Mayor Michael Bloomberg
  • Judge, Criminal Court of the City of New York, Appointed by Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, 2001 to 2002
  • Judge, New York City Criminal Court, New York County, Appointed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, 2003 to 2012

Other Professional Experience:

  • Assistant District Attorney, New York County District Attorney's Office, 1989 to 2001

Education:

  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1989
  • B.A., Georgetown University, 1984

Admission to the Bar:

  • NYS, Appellate Division, First Department, 1991

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Member, Criminal Justice Council, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, 2007 - present
  • Member, Criminal Advocacy Committee, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, 2004 - 2007
  • Trustee, Altman Foundation, 1997 - present
Profile provided by the New York State Office of Court Administration.