Judge Profile

Lawrence S. Knipel

Judicial Experience:

  • Administrative Judge, Civil Matters, 2nd Judicial District, Appointed by A. Gail Prudenti, 2013 to Present
  • Justice, Supreme Court, Kings County, Re-Elected, 2012 to 2026
  • Judge, Civil Court of the City of New York, 1991 to 1997
  • Justice, Supreme Court, Kings County, Elected, 1998 to 2011

Other Professional Experience:

  • Law Clerk, Justice Jules Spudek-Supreme Court, 1982 to 1990
  • Law Clerk, Judge Martin Schneier-Civil Court of NYC, 1980 to 1982
  • Associate, Vanginkei and Benjamin, 1979


  • J.D., New York University School of Law
  • State University of New York of Cortland

Admission to the Bar:

  • NYS, Appellate Division, Second Department, 1978
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