Judge Profile

James P. Griffin

Judicial Experience:

  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Queens County, Criminal, Re-Appointed (January 2016) by Mayor Bill de Blasio
  • Judge, Criminal Court of the City of New York, Appointed by Mayor Edward I. Koch, 1987 to 1995
  • Interim Judge, Criminal Court of the City of New York, Appointed by Mayor Edward I. Koch, 1986 to 1986
  • Judge, Criminal Court of the City of New York, Queens County, Appointed by Mayor Rudolph W. Giulani, 1996 to 2005; Re-appointed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, 2006 to 2015
  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Queens County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Jonathan Lippman, 1998 to Present

Other Professional Experience:

  • Chief of the Commercial Litigation Division, Office of Corporation Counsel

Education:

  • J.D., St. John's University School of Law
  • B.A., Fordham University

Admission to the Bar:

  • NYS, Appellate Division, Second Department, 1975
Profile provided by the New York State Office of Court Administration.