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Judge Ulysses B. Leverett
Candidate for the
NYC Civil Court
(Queens County, 4th District)

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Candidate Biography
Personal Statement
  • Judge Ulysses B Leverett was appointed by the Chief Administrative Judge of NY as a Housing Court Judge and reappointed in 1999 and 2009. Prior to his appointment, he worked with the New York City Housing Authority from 1984 where he was the Assistant Chief of the Landlord Tenant Division and an Executive Agency Counsel. He practiced criminal, civil and juvenile law in Detroit, Michigan. He received his B.A. and J.D. degrees from North Carolina Central University. He has been an adjunct professor at the College of New Rochelle, JCO, Bronx, NY. He is a member of the NAACP Judicial Branch and various civic, bar and judicial associations. Judge Leverett is on the Deacon Board and an Archive member of St. Albans Congregational Church. He is the Merit Badge Counselor for the Boy Scouts of America, Troop 267. Judge Leverett is married and the father of three children. In September 2012, he was found by the Independent Judicial Election Qualification Commission to be "Highly Qualified' for election as Judge of the Civil Court.
IJEQC rating
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  • Highly Qualified
Party Membership
  • Democrat
Party Line
  • Democrat
Campaign Web Site
  • Montreat- Anderson College, A.S., 1975
  • North Carolina Central University, B.A., 1977
  • North Carolina Central University School of Law, J.D., 1980
Admitted to Bar
  • Michigan 1981
  • New York 1984
  • Housing Court Judge- Office of Court Administration
Professional Experience
  • Executive Agency Counsel- New York City Housing Authority
  • Assistant Chief of Landlord Tenant Division- New York City Housing Authority
  • Private practice, Detroit, Michgan

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