Janette Cortes-Gomez, Esq.
Ms. Cortes-Gomez is an attorney who has been engaged in private practice in Queens and
the Bronx since 2004. In addition to representing private clients, she serves as court appointed counsel in Family Court
cases relating to juvenile delinquency, abuse and neglect, parental rights, custody, child support, paternity, family offense,
visitation, persons in need of supervision and adoption matters. From 1999 to 2004, Ms. Cortes-Gomez was an attorney
with the New York City Administration for Children’s Services (ACS). At ACS, she litigated child abuse and neglect cases,
including termination of parental rights petitions. Ms. Cortes-Gomez is a member of the New York City Bar Association,
the Puerto Rican Bar Association, the Bronx County Bar Association, the Hispanic National Bar Association, and
the American Bar Association. In 2010, she was appointed as President of the Bronx Family Bar Association for
a two year term. She is a Mayoral designee and was appointed to the board in November 2011.
J.D. 1999, Buffalo School of Law, the State University of New York; B.A., 1996, Canisius College
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