25 Judges Sworn In: Mayor Gives Oath to City Judges From Brooklyn and Boroughs
NEW YORK — Last week Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg swore in 25 judges to serve in the city’s Family, Criminal, and Civil Courts. The swearing-in ceremony included the appointment of two new Family Court judges, three new Criminal Court judges, and three new Civil Court judges. The mayor also reappointed four Family Court judges, and 13 Criminal Court judges.
Mayor Bloomberg was joined by Deputy Mayor for Legal Affairs Carol Robles-Román, Corporation Counsel Michael Cardozo and Executive Director of the Mayor’s Committee on the Judiciary Desiree Kim at the swearing-in ceremony in the Emigrant Industrial Savings Bank Building acrosss the street from City Hall.
“The integrity, independence, and overall excellence of the judges we have appointed during this administration, has played an important role in making the safest big city in the nation even safer and making our judicial system more effective and humane,” Bloomberg said. “The judges being appointed today face enormous challenges as they help safeguard our city from crime; stabilize families broken apart by domestic violence; and protect children who have been abused or neglected. But there is no doubt that they will rise to the challenges ahead and help ensure a safer and more just city for all New Yorkers.”
The Mayor swore in the following judges: