Judge Profile

Antonio I. Brandveen

Judicial Experience:

  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Nassau County, 1987 to Present
  • Judge, New York State Court of Claims, 1987 to Present
  • Judge, NYS County Court, 1999 to 2002
  • Judge, NYC Civil Court/Criminal Court, 1986 to 1987
  • Judge, NYC Housing Part of the Civil Court, 1980 to 1985
  • Judge, NYS Family Court, 2002

Other Professional Experience:

  • Criminal Law Committee, OCA, 1999 to 2003
  • Faculty, Court Attorneys Training Course, OCA, 1999 to 2000
  • Faculty, Judges Training Course Faculty, OCA, 1999 to 2000
  • Adjunct Law Professor, Jacob D. Fuchberg Law Center of Touro College, 1991 to 1992
  • Law Clerk, NYS Supreme Ct., 1975 to 1980
  • Attorney, Harlem Legal Services, 1974 to 1975


  • JD, New York University Law School, 1972
  • BS, Fordham, 1969

Admission to the Bar:

  • NYS, Appellate Division, Second Department, 1974


  • Criminal Profiling Treads Too Heavily on Fourth Amendment Rights, N.Y.L.J., 1998
  • Traffic Stops: Guidelines for Police Conduct, N.Y.L.J., 1997
  • Jury Nullification, N.Y.L.J., 1997

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Member, Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Member of Publications Committee, Nassau County Bar Association
  • Corresponding Secretary, Amistad Suffolk County Black Bar Association
  • Past member of House of Delegates, NYS Bar Association
  • Past member of of Judiciary Committee, Association of the Bar of NYC
  • Past member of Disciplinary Committee, Appellate Division, 1st Department
  • Past V.P. & Board member, Metropolitan Black Bar Association
  • Past President & Board member, Central Harlem Senior Citizens Coalition, Inc.
  • Past Chairperson, Harlem Legal Services
  • Past Vice Chairperson, Community Action for Legal Services, Inc.
  • 1st Lieutenant, United States Air Force

Individual Part Rules:

Judges Practice:

  • Justice Brandveen's Rules
Profile provided by the New York State Office of Court Administration.