Judge Profile

Janice A. Taylor

Judicial Experience:

  • Justice, Supreme Court, Queens County, Re-Elected, 2012 to 2025
  • Judge, Civil Court City of the City of New York, Queens County, Elected, 1995 to 1997
  • Justice, Supreme Court, Queens County, Elected, 1998 to 2011

Other Professional Experience:

  • Adjunct Associate Professor, St John University College of Business, 1994 to 1994
  • Appellate Division Referee, Supreme Court, 1988 to 1994
  • Attorney, Law Office Of Janice A. Taylor, 1987 to 1994
  • Legal Counsel, Concerned Citizens of Southeast Queens, 1990 to 1992
  • Assistant General Counsel, District Council 37, AFSCME, AFL-CIO, 1986 to 1987
  • Associate Attorney, NYC Transit Authority, 1978 to 1986


  • J.D., State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law, 1978
  • B.A., College of William and Mary, 1975

Admission to the Bar:

  • NYS, Appellate Division, Second Department, 1979

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Former President & Current Chair, Board of Directors of Macon B. Allen Black Bar Association
  • Former Secretary, Network of Bar Leaders
  • Former member, Board of Directors of the Queens County Women's Bar Association; Member, Board of Trustees
  • Member, NYS Bar Foundation
  • Member, Association of Black Women Attorneys
  • Member, Judicial Council, National Bar Association

Individual Part Rules:

Judges Practice:

  • Justice Taylor's Rules
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