Judge Profile

Juanita Bing Newton

Judicial Experience:

  • Dean, New York State Judicial Institute, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau, 2009 to Present
  • Deputy Chief Administrative Judge for Justice Initiatives, Office of Court Administration, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Jonathan Lippman, 1999 to 2009
  • Administrative Judge, Criminal Court of the City of New York, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Jonathan Lippman, 2003 to 2009
  • Judge, NYS Court of Claims, Appointed by Governor George Pataki, 1995 to 2003; Re-appointed, 2004 to 2013
  • Judge, NYS Court of Claims, Appointed by Governor Mario Cuomo, 1987 to 1994

Other Professional Experience:

  • Executive Assistant to the DCAJ for New York City Courts, NYS Office of Court Administration, 1985 to 1986
  • Executive Director/Counsel, NYS Committee on Sentencing Guidelines, 1984 to 1985
  • Assistant District Attorney, District Attorney of Bronx County, 1975 to 1984

Education:

  • J.D., Columbus School of Law of the Catholic University of America, 1975
  • B.A., Northwestern University, 1972

Admission to the Bar:

  • United States Supreme Court, 1980
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1979
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1979
  • New York State, Appellate Division, First Department, 1976

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Chair, New York County Lawyers Task Force to Increase Diversity in the Legal Profession, 2000 - present
  • Member, New York State Bar Association, present
  • Member, National Association of Women Judges, present
  • Member, New York Women's Bar Association, present
  • Member, CUNY Law School Board of Visitors, 2005 - present
  • Member, American Bar Association Commission on Sentencing, Corrections and Re-Entry, 2005 - present
  • Member, New York Judicial Committee on Women in the Courts, 1986 - present
  • Member, Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics, 2004 - present
Profile provided by the New York State Office of Court Administration.