Thank you for your interest in seeking a judicial appointment to the New York City Criminal Court, Family Court, or, on an interim basis, the Civil Court. To be considered, please complete the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on the Judiciary’s Uniform Judicial Questionnaire (UJQ). Before downloading the UJQ, please follow the steps below:

1) Read the FAQ thoroughly for eligibility requirements and information about the process.

2) Complete and submit the most recent version of the UJQ (current version marked (Rev. 6/21) below signature line). Make sure that upon completion you PRINT TO ADOBE (PDF). You should provide this office with an unalterable version of your application and not the version with the fillable blanks intact.

3) Email to request waivers to execute and return with your completed UJQ.

4) Prepare a clear and recent photograph (.jpeg or.pdf format) to attach to your final submission along with executed waivers and signed and dated UJQ.

Please DO NOT alter the Questionnaire from the fillable PDF format. If you have questions, contact the office at

Download the Uniform Judicial Questionnaire

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Note: The above application is a protected PDF document. In order to complete the questionnaire your computer must have Adobe Reader.  If you do not have Adobe Reader or the version on your computer is older, you must download the latest version FREE from the link above.