Sherry Klein Heitler

Judicial Experience:

  • Administrative Judge, Civil Matters, Supreme Court, Appellate Term, First Department, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau, 2009 to Present
  • Associate Justice, Supreme Court, Appellate Term, First Judicial Department, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Jonathan Lippman, 2007 to Present
  • Supreme Court Justice, New York County, Elected, 2001 to 2014
  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Jonathan Lippman, 1996 to 2000
  • Judge, Civil Court of the City of New York, Elected, 1994 to 2000

Other Professional Experience:

  • Partner, Heitler & Levy, P.C., 1979 to 1993
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Baruch College of City University of New York, 1981 to 1985
  • Law Assistant, Civil Court, City of New York, 1977 to 1979

Education:

  • J.D., Fordham University Law School, 1976
  • M.A., New York University, 1966
  • B.A., Hunter College of the City of New York, 1965

Admission to the Bar:

  • New York State, First Judicial Department, 1977

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Vice President, National Association of Women Judges, 2003 - present
  • Director, New York County Women's Bar Association, 1999 - present
  • Committee Member - Tort Litigation, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, 1999 - 2004
  • Director, Jewish Lawyers Guild, 1997 - present
  • Director, Metropolitan Womens Bar Association, 1996 - 2005
  • Member, National Association of Women Judges, 1994 - present
  • Committee Member - Supreme Court, New York County Lawyers Association, 1985 - present
  • Member, JALBCA - Judges And Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert

Judges Practice:

  • Individual Judges' Rules Non Commercial Division
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