Judge Profile

Matthew F. Cooper

Judicial Experience:

  • Justice, Supreme Court, New York County, Civil, Elected, 2011 to 2024
  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court, New York County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau, 2008 to 2010
  • Judge, Civil Court of the City of New York, New York County, Elected, 2001 to 2010

Other Professional Experience:

  • Director, Teamsters Local 237 Legal Services, 1988 to 2000
  • Adjunct Professor, City University of the City of New York-- Worker Education Program, 1999 to 2000
  • Supervising Attorney/ Staff Attorney, District Council 37 Municipal Employees Legal Services Plan, 1980 to 1988
  • VISTA Volunteer, Bronx Legal Services, 1974 to 1976

Education:

  • J.D., Antioch School of Law, 1979
  • B.A., Hobart College, 1974

Admission to the Bar:

  • NYS, Appellate Division, First Department, 1980

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Civil Court Practice Section, New York County Lawyers Association, 2004 - 2005
  • Vice President, Civil Court Board of Judges, 2004 - 2005
  • Housing Court Guardian Ad Litem, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, 1994 - 2001
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