Judge Profile

Richard L. Buchter

Judicial Experience:

  • Justice, Supreme Court, Queens County, Re-Elected, 2007 to 2020
  • Justice, Supreme Court, Queens County, Elected, 1993 to 2006
  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Queens County, Appointed by Chief Adminstrative Judge Jonathan Lippman, 1987 to 1992
  • Judge, Civil Court of the City of New York, 1987 to 1992

Other Professional Experience:

  • Principal Law Clerk to Hon. Ann B. Dufficy, Queens County, Supreme Court, 1976 to 1987
  • Assistant District Attorney, Queens County, 1974 to 1976

Education:

  • J.D., St. John's University School of Law, 1974
  • B.A., Queens College of the City University of New York

Admission to the Bar:

  • NYS, Appellate Division, Second Department, 1974
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