Paula J. Hepner

Judicial Experience:

  • Supervising Judge, New York City Family Court, Kings County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau, 2008 to Present
  • Supervising Judge, New York City Family Court, Richmond County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau, 2008 to Present
  • Judge, Family Court of the City of New York, Kings County, Appointed by Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani, 2000 to 2010; Re-appointed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, 2010 to 2020
  • Judge, Family Court of the City of New York, Appointed by Mayor David N. Dinkins, 1990 to 1999

Other Professional Experience:

  • Supervising Attorney, New York City Human Resources Administration, 1985 to 1990
  • Private Practice, 1978 to 1990
  • Public Education Association, 1983 to 1985
  • Advocate for Children of New York, 1979 to 1983
  • Staff Attorney, Protection and Advocacy System for Developmental Disabilities, 1978 to 1979

Education:

  • J.D., Hofstra University School of Law, 1977
  • B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University, 1970

Admission to the Bar:

  • United States Tax Court, 1980
  • NYS, Appellate Division, First Department, 1978
  • United States District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, 1978
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