Judge Profile

Erika J. Edwards

Judicial Experience:

  • Judge, New York City Criminal Court, New York County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge A. Gail Prudenti, 2012 to Present
  • Judge, New York City Civil Court, Elected, 2012 to 2021

Other Professional Experience:

  • Partner, Donaldson, Chilliest & McDaniel LLP, 2003 to 2011
  • Sole Practioner, Law Office of Erika P. McDaniel, P.C., 1998 to 2002
  • Associate, Pollack & Greene, LLP, 1997 to 1998
  • Assistant District Attorney, New York County District Attorney's Office, 1993 to 1997

Education:

  • J.D., Howard University, 1993
  • B.A., Penn State University, 1990

Admission to the Bar:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2003
  • U.S. District Court for the SDNY, EDNY, 1997
  • NYS, Appellate Division, Second, 1984