Judge Profile

Debra Silber

Judicial Experience:

  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Kings County, Civil, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau, 2009 to present
  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Richmond County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Jonathan Lippman, 2007 to 2008
  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Kings County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Jonathan Lippman assigned to Family Court of the City of New York, Kings County, 2004 to 2007
  • Judge, Civil Court of the City of New York, Elected, 1998 to 2007 ; Re-elected, 2008 to 2017
  • Judge, Criminal Court of the City of New York, New York County, Appointed by Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, 1998 to 1998

Other Professional Experience:

  • Private Practice, 1983 to 1997
  • Commissioner, N.Y.C. Civilian Complaint Review Board, 1992 to 1996

Education:

  • J.D., University of California Hastings College of the Law, 1982
  • B.S., New York University, 1975

Admission to the Bar:

  • State of California, 1984
  • NYS, Appellate Division, Second Department, 1983

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Member, National Association of Women Judges
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, International Association of Lesbian and Gay Judges
  • Member, LeGal
  • Member, Brooklyn Bar Association
  • Member, Brooklyn Women's Bar Association

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