Judge Profile

Denise L. Sher

Judicial Experience:

  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Nassau County, 2006 to Present
  • Judge, Court of Claims, Appointed by Governor George Pataki, 2006 to 2013
  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Nassau County, Integrated Domestic Violence Part, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Jonathan Lippman, 2007 to 2009
  • President of the Board of Judges, District Court, Nassau County, Elected, 2001 to 2006
  • Supervising Judge, District Court, Nassau County, 2005 to 2006
  • Judge, District Court, Nassau County, Elected, 1995 to 2000

Other Professional Experience:

  • President of the, 1990 to 1994
  • 1980 to 1994
  • Private Practice, 1990 to 1994
  • Town Attorney, Town of Hempstead, 1980 to 1994
  • Court Attorney, NYS Unified Court System, Appellate Division, 1979 to 1980

Education:

  • J.D., Hofstra University School of Law, 1978
  • B.A., Queens College, 1975

Admission to the Bar:

  • NYS, Appellate Division, Second Department, 1979

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Chair, District Court Committee, Nassau County Bar Association, 1998 - 2000
  • Chair, Nassau Judicial Committee, Women in the Courts, 1999 - 2000
  • NYS Family Violence Taskforce, Member, 2004 - present
  • Family and Children's Association, Trustee, 1985 - present
  • Board of Director, Hofstra Law School Alumni, 1998 - present
  • Trustee, Friedberg YJCC, 1985 - present
  • Trustee, Hofstra Advisory Board, 2001 - present
  • Member, New York State Bar Association, 1979 - present
  • Member, American Bar Association, 1979 - present
  • Trustee, Jewish Lawyers Assoc,Nassau County, 1985 - present
  • Member, Columbian Lawyers' Association, 1999 - present
  • Member Life, Hadassah, 1980 - present

Individual Part Rules:

Judges Practice:

  • Justice Sher's Part Rules
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