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The Mayor’s Advisory Committee On The Judiciary
Please note, the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on the Judiciary’s address and telephone number have changed:
100 Gold Street, 2nd Floor
New York, New York 10038
Telephone: (212) 788-6800


The Mayor’s Advisory Committee On The Judiciary
The Committee recruits, screens, and nominates highly qualified candidates for judicial appointment to the Family Court and Criminal Court of New York City, as well as the Civil Court for an interim appointment. Based on the Committee’s nominations, the Mayor makes appointments to these courts. The Committee also evaluates incumbent judges for reappointment to these courts and submits its recommendations to the Mayor.


Mayor de Blasio Appoints 16 Members to the Mayor's Advisory Committee on the Judiciary
Mayor de Blasio today appointed 16 individuals to serve on the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on the Judiciary. The Committee recruits, screens and recommends to the Mayor highly qualified, diverse and experienced candidates for judicial appointments to the New York City Criminal and Family Courts, as well as interim appointments to the elected Civil Court in the event of vacancies.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Please visit our FAQs Section which will provide detailed information regarding the Mayor’s judicial selection process.
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Judicial Application
The Mayor’s Advisory Committee on the Judiciary, in cooperation with the New York City Bar’s Judiciary Committee, developed a uniform judicial questionnaire.
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Judicial Vacancies

The Mayor’s Advisory Committee on the Judiciary is accepting applications for current and expected vacancies in the New York City Family and Criminal Courts, as well as interim Civil Court appointments. Judges appointed on an interim Civil Court line are typically assigned to either the Family or Criminal Court according to the needs of the court system. Each candidate must have been admitted to the practice of law in New York State for at least 10 years, must be in good standing, and must be a current New York City resident, or be willing to move to New York City in the event of an appointment. Eligible candidates should download the Uniform Judicial Questionnaire. Applications will remain active for a period of one year from the date of receipt by this office. Applications will be accepted on a continuing basis for appointment to future vacancies as they arise.


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