Judge Profile

Joel L. Blumenfeld

Judicial Experience:

  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Queens County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge E. Leo Milonas, 1991; Re-Appointed by Judge Milonas, 1992 and 1993 to 1995; Re-Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Jonathan Lippman, 1996 to Present
  • Judge, New York City Criminal Court, Appointed by Mayor Edward Koch, 1987 to 1988; Re-appointed by Mayor Koch, 1989 to 1998; Re-appointed by Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, 1999 to 2000; 2001 to 2010;, 2011 to 2020

Other Professional Experience:

  • Legal Aid Society of the City of New York, Criminal Defense Division
  • Parole Officer


  • George Washington Law School, 1968
  • Brooklyn College, 1965

Admission to the Bar:

  • US Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1975
  • US District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, 1973
  • NYS, Appellate Division, Second Department, 1969
Profile provided by the New York State Office of Court Administration.