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2011 Voter Guide

Justice Joan A. Madden
Candidate for the
Supreme Court
First Judicial District
(New York)

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Candidate Biography
Personal Statement
  • I am seeking reelection as a Justice of the Supreme Court. I have served as a judge for nearly 20 years, in Supreme Court for almost 14 years, and in Civil and Criminal Courts for 6 years. I have been favorably rated by the following screening panels, who have reviewed my qualifications for reelection, including written opinions and references: the Committee on the Judiciary of the New York City Bar; the Joint MInority Bar Association Screening Panel; the Independent Judicial Election Qualification Commission for the First Judicial District; and the New York County Democratic Committee Independent Judicial Screening Panel. I am the co-chair of the Judicial Section of the New York County Lawyers Association, and a member of the New York State Bar Association (Judicial Section), the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the National Association of Women Judges, and the Brehon Law Society. I reside in the upper West Side of Manhattan, where I have lived for over 30 years with my husband and until recently, our two sons.
 
IJEQC rating
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  • Qualified
 
Party Membership
  • Democrat
 
Party Line
  • Democrat
 
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Education
  • FORDHAM SCHOOL OF LAW, JD, 1973
  • THOMAS MORE COLLEGE, FORDHAM UNIVERSITY, BA, 1968
 
Admitted to Bar
  • New York 1974
 
Occupation/Employer
  • Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Unified Court System
 
Professional Experience
  • Judge of the Civil Court of the City of New York, Assigned to Civil Court, 1994-1997
  • Judge of the Civil Court of the City of New York, Assigned to Criminal Court, 1992-1993
  • Supervising Attorney/Staff Attorney, Legal Aid Society, 1973-1991
 

Created from information supplied by the candidate. The Judicial Campaign Ethics Center does not check statements for accuracy, and does not correct spelling or grammatical errors. The Center does not support or oppose any political party or candidate.

 
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