Jeffrey S. Sunshine

Judicial Experience:

  • Justice, Supreme Court, Kings County, Elected, 2011 to 2024
  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court , Kings County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Jonathan Lippman, 2003 to 2010
  • Judge, Family Court of the City of New York, Kings County,, Appointed by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, 2002 to 2010
  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Richmond County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Jonathan Lippman, 2001 to 2003
  • Judge, Family Court of the City of New York, Kings County, Appointed by Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, 1998 to 2003

Other Professional Experience:

  • Partner - Attorney, Sunshine & Goldberg, 1987 to 1998
  • Solo Practitioner - Attorney, Jeffrey Sander Sunshine, 1983 to 1987
  • Principal Law Clerk, NYS Unified Court System, Hon. Barry Hurowitz, Acting Supreme Court Justice, 1980 to 1983

Education:

  • J.D., Hofstra University School of Law, 1980
  • B.A., Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, 1977

Admission to the Bar:

  • United States Supreme Court, Washington D.C., 1987
  • NYS, Appellate Division, Second Department, 1982
  • United States District Court, Eastern & Southern Districts of New York, 1982
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1981

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • President, Brooklyn Bar Association, 1995 - 1996
  • Member, Brooklyn Bar Association, 1982 - present
  • Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, present
  • Member of the House of Delegates, New York State Bar Association, present
  • Chair, Special Committee on Judicial Discipline, New York State Bar Association, 1996 - 1998
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