Judge Profile

Catherine Bartlett

Judicial Experience:

  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Orange County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau, 2010 to Present
  • Judge, Court of Claims, Re-Appointed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, 2014 to 2022
  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Rockland County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Jonathan Lippman, 2006 to 2009
  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Bronx County, Criminal Division, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Jonathan Lippman, 2005 to 2005
  • Judge, New York State Court of Claims, Appointed by Gov. George Pataki, 2005 to 2013

Other Professional Experience:

  • County Attorney, Orange County, 2002 to 2004
  • Town Justice, Town of Goshen, 1997 to 2001
  • Partner, DeProspo, Petrizzo, Longo & Bartlett, 1998 to 2001
  • Assistant District Attorney, Orange County District Attorney's Office, 1990 to 1996


  • JD, Western New England College School of Law
  • BS, American University

Admission to the Bar:

  • US District Court, Southern District of New York, 2002
  • NYS Appellate Division, First Department, 1986

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Member, Women's Bar Associaition of the State of New York; State Delegate (1996-1997)
  • Member, Women's Bar Association of Orange and Sullivan Counties; President (1996-1997)
  • Member, Judicial Hearing Officer Screening Committee for the 9th Judicial Distict
  • Lecturer/Presenter, Women's Suffrgae Movement and History of the Movement
  • Committee Coordinator, Senior Law Day Orange County (2002)

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Judges Practice:

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