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Hon. Ellen M. Spodek
Candidate for the
Supreme Court
Second Judicial District

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Candidate Biography
Personal Statement
  • Ellen M .Spodek was recently confirmed as a Justice of the Supreme Court. She is the Supervising Judge of Kings County Civil Court. She was a Civil Court Judge in Kings County from January 2003 to May of 2005, when she was appointed to Family Court. She served in Family Court through December 2006. Justice Spodek was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. She attended New York City public schools. She went on to graduate from the SUNY at Albany. She graduated from Fordham Law School in 1988. She worked for the NYC Corporation Counsel’s Office. She left the Corporation Counsel’s office to join Jackson and Consumano as a trial attorney. In 1995 she formed her own firm, Spodek & Barrett. Justice Spodek is currently a vice president of Judges & Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert and is a member of several other legal organizations. Justice Spodek was instrumental in starting the Claro Clinic in the Kings County Civil Court, in connection with Brooklyn Law School and the Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project which provides the public with legal counsel on civil debt-related matters.
Party Membership
  • Democrat
Party Line
  • Democrat
  • Republican
Campaign Web Site
  • State University of New York at Albany, Bachelor of Arts, 1979
  • Fordham University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1988
Admitted to Bar
  • New York 1989
  • Justice of the Supreme Court
Professional Experience

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