Judge Profile

Faviola Soto

Judicial Experience:

  • Judge, New York State Court of Claims, Appointed by Governor George Pataki, 2006 to 2014
  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court, New York County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Jonathan Lippman, 2002 to 2006
  • Judge, Civil Court of the City of New York, elected 1994 to 2003; reelected, 2004 to 2006

Other Professional Experience:

  • Reginald Heber Smith Fellow, Bronx Legal Services, Corporation C., 2004 to 2013
  • Sole Practitioner, 1985 to 1993
  • Partner, Felix & Griffen, 1983 to 1984
  • Associate Council, Law Office of Jimmie L Engram, 1981 to 1982
  • State Attorney, Paulette Owens & Associates, 1980 to 1981

Education:

  • J.D., New York Law School
  • B.S., City University of New York City College

Admission to the Bar:

  • NYS, Appellate Division, First Department, 1979

Judges Practice:

  • Individual Judges' Rules Non Commercial Division
Profile provided by the New York State Office of Court Administration.