Judge Profile

Deborah Dowling

Judicial Experience:

  • Justice, Supreme Court, Kings County, Elected, 1997 to 2010; Re-elected 2011 to 2024
  • Judge, Civil Court of the City of New York, Elected, 1993 to 1996

Other Professional Experience:

  • Criminal Court, 1995 to 1996
  • Civil Court Kings , 1993 to 1995
  • Housing Court, 1987 to 1992
  • Staff Attorney, Legal Services, Director of Housing Unit, 1979 to 1987

Education:

  • J.D., State University of New York of Buffalo School of Law
  • B.A., Wheaton College

Admission to the Bar:

  • United States Supreme Court , 2002
  • NYS, Appellate Division, Second Department, 1980

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Member, Board of Directors, Judicial Friends Foundation
  • Member, Not Just Blacks and Jews in Conversation
  • Member, Judicial Advisory Committee
  • Member, Association of Supreme Court Justices
  • Alternate Delegate, Kings County Board of Justices Association
  • Chair, Kings County Supreme Court, Criminal Term Forum
  • Advanced Science & Technology Resource Judge, The Advance Science & Technology Adjudication Resource Center
Profile provided by the New York State Office of Court Administration.