Judge Profile

Charles D. Wood

Judicial Experience:

  • Supervising Judge, Matrimornial Parts, Westchester County, 2013 to Present
  • Justice, Supreme Court, Ninth Judicial District, Elected, 2010 to 2023
  • Judge, City Court, Yonkers, Elected, 2006 to 2009

Other Professional Experience:

  • Yonkers, New York, Sole Practitioner, 2001 to 2005
  • Counsel, New York State Senate, Nicholas A. Spano, 35th District, 1999 to 2005
  • Associate Attorney, Banks, Curran, Keffe & Spolzino, LLP, Mount Kisco, New York, 1997 to 1999
  • Yonkers, New York, Sole Practitioner, 1995 to 1997

Education:

  • JD, New York Law School, New York, New York, 1994
  • B.A., Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1991

Admission to the Bar:

  • NYS, Appellate Division, Second Department, 1995
  • Connecticut, 1994

Publications/Lectures:

  • Cioppa v Lesnick, NYLJ, at 30, col. 1, October 8, 2009
  • Roberto v Star Photo & Video, NYLJ, at 28, col. 3, July 24, 2008
  • Glendora v Savarino Article on decision appeared in the New York Law Journal, on May 1, 2007 [see Fass, Judge Limits Woman's Access to Small Claims Court, NYLJ, May 1, 2007, at 1, col. 1, NYLJ, at 27, col.3, May 4, 2007
  • Vey v Mark Buick Pontiac GMC, NYLJ, at 20, col. 1, December 26, 2006
  • Ruhala v. Perillo, NYLJ, at 26, col. 3, July 10, 2006
  • Asowah v. Burt, NYLJ, at 25, col. 3, June 19, 2006

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • New York State City Court Judges Association, 2006 - 2009
  • Ninth Judicial District Committee to Promote Gender Fairness in the Courts, 2008 - present
  • Yonkers Lawyers Association
  • Westchester Bar Association
  • Westchester Womens Bar Association
  • Dutchess County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Crestwood Historical Society
  • American Hellenic Education Progressive Association (AHEPA)
  • Vassar College Admissions-Alumni Interview Volunteer

Judges Practice:

  • Justice Wood's Rules - Matrimonial Part Rules
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