Judge Profile

Arlene H. Hahn

Judicial Experience:

  • Judge, New York City Civil Court, Housing, New York County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Jonathan Lippman, 1994 to 1999; Re-appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Lippman, 1999 to 2003 and 2004 to 2009; Re-appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau, 2009 to 2014

Other Professional Experience:

  • Senior Court Attorney, Housing Part of Civil Court, Bronx County, 1987 to 1994
  • Administrative Law Judge, N.Y.C. Department of Transportation, 1991 to 1994
  • Staff Attorney, Tenant Legal Affairs Unit, N.Y.C. Department of Housing Preservation & Development, 1984 to 1987


  • JD, Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University
  • S.U.N.Y. at Stony Brook

Admission to the Bar:

  • NYS, Appellate Division, First Department, 1984

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Member, NYS Bar Association
  • Member, New York County Lawyers Association
  • Member, Women's Bar Assn. of the State of New York
  • Member, Association of Arbitrators of Small Claims Court
  • Member, Network of Bar Leaders
  • Member, N.Y. State Conference of Bar Leaders
  • Member, Jewish Lawyers Guild
  • Judges and Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert

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Judges Practice:

  • Judge Hahn's Rules
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