Judge Profile

Carolyn E. Demarest

Judicial Experience:

  • Justice, Supreme Court, Kings County, Elected, 1990 to 2005; Re-elected 2006 to 2020
  • Judge, Family Court of the City of New York, 1985 to 1989
  • Interim Judge, Civil Court of the City of New York, Appointed by Mayor Edward I. Koch, 1983 to 1985

Other Professional Experience:

  • Sole Practitioner, Appellate Practice, 1984 to 1985
  • Assistant Chief Corporation Counsel, Law Dept., New York City Appeals Division, 1976 to 1983
  • Law Clerk, Judge Stanley Danzig, Civil Court of the Ciry of New York, 1973 to 1976
  • Associate, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher, & Flom, 1972 to 1973
  • Instructor, Bernard M. Baruch College of the City University of New York, 1985


  • J.D., New York University School of Law, 1972
  • B.A., New York University, 1967

Admission to the Bar:

  • NYS, Appellate Division, First Department, 1973

Individual Part Rules:

Judges Practice:

  • Justice Demarest's Rules
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