Judge Profile

Fern A. Fisher

Judicial Experience:

  • Deputy Chief Administrative Judge, New York City Courts, Office of the Chief Adminstrative Judge, Courts within New York City, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau, 2009 to Present
  • Administrative Judge, Civil Court of the City of New York, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Jonathan Lippman, 1994 to 2009
  • Supreme Court Justice, New York County;, , Elected, 1993 to 2007 2008 to 2021
  • Judge, Civil Court of the City of New York, Elected, 1990 to 1993
  • Housing Court Judge, Civil Court of the City of New York, New York and Kings Counties, 1989 to 1990

Other Professional Experience:

  • Deputy Director, Harlem Legal Services, 1986 to 1989
  • Asst. Attorney General, N.Y.S. Department of Law, 1984 to 1986
  • Project Director, Community Organization Legal Assistance Project, National Conference of Black Lawyers, 1980 to 1984
  • Attorney, Harlem Legal Services, 1979 to 1980
  • Hearing Officer, Rent Control Division, N.Y.C., Department of Housing, Preservation, & Development, 1978 to 1979

Education:

  • JD, Harvard Law School, 1978
  • Howard University, 1975

Admission to the Bar:

  • NYS, Appellate Division, First Department, 1980
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