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NY Gov. Cuomo elevates 2 alums to NY Appellate Court

Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Joe Libertelli
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Congratulations!  On Monday, May 22, 2017, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo elevated NY State Supreme Court judges Linda J. Christopher, '80 and Anil C. Singh, '86 to the State Supreme Court Appellate Division.

https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-announces-appointments-appellate-division-supreme-court-2

Judges Linda J. Christopher, '80 and Anil C. Singh, '86  

Justice Singh, who was the first Indian American NY State Supreme Court Judge in New York history, will serve in the Appellate Division First Department, which includes the Bronx and Manhattan. According to the Governor's press release, "Justice Singh has been a jurist since 2003, after being elected as a New York City Civil Court Judge in 2002. He was designated an Acting Supreme Court Justice in 2010 and was elected to his current role as a New York State Supreme Court Justice in the 1st Judicial District in November 2013."

Justice Christopher, has been appointed to the Appellate Division Second Department, which comprises a ten-county downstate region that includes Kings (Brooklyn), Queens, Richmond (Staten Island) counties, Long Island and the lower Hudson Valley.  According to the press release: "Justice Christopher has been a jurist since 2002 when she began serving as Acting Justice for the Villages of Upper Nyack and Grandview.  In 2005, Justice Christopher was elected to the Rockland County Family Court where she presided through 2010.  While serving as a Family Court Judge, she also served as Acting Supreme Court Justice for the Integrated Domestic Violence Court from 2006 through 2010.  Since 2011, Justice Christopher has been a Supreme Court Justice and currently serves as the Supervising Judge for Matrimonial Matters for the Ninth Judicial District."

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