Judge Profile

Wavny Toussaint

Judicial Experience:

  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Kings County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge, 2010 to Present
  • Judge, New York City Civil Court, Kings County, Re-Elected, 2013 to 2022
  • Judge, New York City Civil Court, Kings County, Elected, 2003 to 2012
  • Judge, New York City Family Court, Kings County, Re-Appointed (Chief Administrative Judge) , 2010 to 2011
  • Judge, Family Court, Kings County, Appointed, 2005 to 2007
  • Judge, Criminal Court, Kings County, Appointed, 2003 to 2005

Other Professional Experience:

  • Principal Law Clerk Attorney, NYS Unified Court System, 1999 to 2002
  • Principal Law Clerk, NYS Unified Court System, 1996 to 1998
  • Associate Court Attorney, NYS Unified Court System, 1996 to 1996
  • Private Practice, 1994 to 1995
  • Principal Law Clerk to Judge, NYS Unified Court System, 1988 to 1994
  • Associate, Lester, Schwab, Katz and Dwyer, 1985 to 1987
  • Assistant Counsel, City of New York Corporation Counsel, 1982 to 1984

Education:

  • J.D., Howard University School of Law, 1982
  • B.A., City University of New York, City College, 1979

Admission to the Bar:

  • United States Supreme Court, 1994
  • US District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, 1984
  • NYS, Appellate Division, First Department, 1983

Individual Part Rules:

Judges Practice:

  • Justice Wavney Toussaint's Part Rules
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