Judge Profile

Sarah L. Krauss

Judicial Experience:

  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Kings County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Jonathan Lippman, 2005 to Present
  • Judge, Criminal Court of the City of New York, 1998 to 2002
  • Judge, Civil Court of the City of New York, Kings County, Elected 1994 - 2004; Re-elected 2005 - 2014

Other Professional Experience:

  • Principal Court Clerk, Hon. Joseph J. Dowd-NYS Supreme Court, 1988 to 1994
  • Principal Court Clerk, Hon. John Monteleone-NYS Supreme Court, 1980 to 1987

Education:

  • J.D., Wayne State University Law School, 1975
  • B.A., Oakland University, 1972

Admission to the Bar:

  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1986
  • NYS, Appellate Division, Second Department, 1979

Publications/Lectures:

  • Holiday Program at Bayview Prison, NYS Bar Assoc. Journal, 74(2), 52., February 2002
  • Chief Judge Kaye Introduces "Action Plan" to Assist Lawyers in Trouble, Brooklyn Barrister, 52(6), 3., March 2001
  • Pregnant Cocaine Addicts Facing Harsher Sentences in the Courts, New York Law Journal, s-10, May 1, 1992

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Member, New York State Bar Association, 1991 - present
  • Chair, NYSBA, Committee on Lawyer Alcoholism & Drug Abuse, 2005-present; Secretary,, 2002 - 2005
  • Member, Brooklyn Bar Association, 1985 - present
  • Chair, BBA Lawyers Helping Lawyers Committee, 1998 - 2005
  • Member, Women's Bar Association of the State of New York (WBASNY), 1981 - present
  • Vice President, WBASNY, 1993 - 1994
  • Secretary, WBASNY, 1992 - 1993
  • Member, Brooklyn Women's Bar Association (BWBA), 1981 - present
  • President, BWBA, 1990 - 1991
  • Vice President, BWBA, 1988 - 1989
  • Trustee, New York State Lawyers Assistance Trust, 2000 - present
  • Member, ABA Commission on Lawyers Assistance Programs, 1994 - 1998
Profile provided by the New York State Office of Court Administration.