Judge Profile

Melissa A. Crane

Judicial Experience:

  • Judge, New York City Criminal Court, New York County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge A. Gail Prudenti, 2013 to Present
  • Judge, New York City Civil Court, Elected, 2013 to 2022

Other Professional Experience:

  • Office of the Attorney General for the State of New York, Summer 1989 to Summer 1989
  • Principal Court Attorney, Appellate Division 1st Department, 2009 to 2012
  • Principal Court Attorney to Judge, Supreme Court New York County, 2002 to 2008
  • Associate, Kasowitz, Benson Torres & Friedman, LLP, 1998 to 2001
  • Hughes Hubbard & Reed, LLP, Summer 1990 and 1991 to 1997

Education:

  • J.D., Cornell University Law School, 1991
  • B.A., Brandeis University, 1986

Admission to the Bar:

  • NYS, Appellate Division, First Department, 1992