Judge Profile

Arthur F. Engoron

Judicial Experience:

  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court, New York County
  • Judge, New York City Civil Court, Re-Elected, 2012 to 2021
  • Judge, New York City Civil Court, Elected, 2003 to 2012

Other Professional Experience:

  • Law Clerk, Hon. Martin Schoenfield, 1991 to 2002
  • Olwine, Connelly, Chase, O'Donnell & Weyher
  • Pryor, Cashman, Sherman & Flynn


  • J.D., New York University School of Law
  • B.A., Columbia University
  • The Wheatley School

Admission to the Bar:

  • United States Supreme Court, 1996
  • NYS, Appellate Division, First Department, 1980
  • United States District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of N.Y., 1980


  • Small Claims Manual, NYC Civil Court, Ass'n of Small Claims Arbitrators, 5th ed., 2001
  • Report in Support of Pre-Verdict Interest in Personal Injury Cases, 55 Record of the Ass'n of the Bar of the City of NY, No. 4, July/August 2000

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, 1996 - present
  • Chairperson, Civil Court Committee and Member, Council on Judicial Admin., 1999 - 2002
  • Member, New York County Lawyers Association, 1999 - present
  • Member, ACLU
  • Member, Brehon Law Society
  • Member, Dominican Bar Association
  • Member, Columbia College and NYU Law Alumni Associations
  • Member, Jewish Lawyers Guild
  • Member, Lesbian and Gay Law Association
  • Member, Network of Bar Leaders
  • Member, New York Women's Bar Association
  • Member, Schaumberg Center for Research in Black Culture & Metropolitan Museum of Art
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