Wayne M. Ozzi

Judicial Experience:

  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Kings County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau, 2010 to Present
  • Judge, Court of Claims, Appointed by Governor David Paterson, 2010 to 2017

Other Professional Experience:

  • Principal Law Clerk to Surrogate, New York State Unified Court System, 2008 to 2010
  • Principal Law Clerk to Supreme Court Justice, New York State Unified Court System, 2000 to 2007
  • Court Attorney-Referee/Supervising Court Attorney, Richmond County Supreme Court, New York State Unified Court System, 1982 to 1999
  • Law Assistant to Civil Court Judge, New York State Unified Court System, 1981 to 1982

Education:

  • LL.M., New York University School of Law, 1983
  • J.D., University of Dayton School of Law, 1978
  • B.A., Queens College, 1974

Admission to the Bar:

  • State of Florida, 1986
  • United States Supreme Court, 1984
  • NYS, Appellate Division, Second Department, 1978
  • Eastern and Souther Districts of New York, 1978

Publications/Lectures:

  • "Survey on the Law of Informed Consent", 1982 Legal Medicine Annual 117; Cyril Wecht, Ed.
  • Thirty-three formal Ethics Opinions written for Richmond County Bar Association at, www.richmondcountybar.org

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • President-Elect, Richmond County Bar Association, 2008 to 2010; Director, 1988 to 1994 and 1996 to 2002
  • Chairman, Professional Ethics Committee, Richmond County Bar Assocation, 1988 - 2010
  • Member, Staten Island Trial Lawyers Association
  • President, Court Attorneys Association of the City of New York, 1997 - 1999
  • Director, Legal Services for New York City, 1990 - 1996
  • Trustee, Richmond County Supreme Court Library
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