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Appellate Division - Second Department
Justices of the Court
Hon. L. Priscilla Hall
Judicial Offices

March 2009 - Present - Associate Justice, Appellate Division: Second Judicial Department
February 2008 to March 2009 - Administrative Judge – Kings County Supreme Court, Criminal Division
January 1994 to Present - Justice, New York State Supreme Court, Second Judicial District
July 1990 to January 1994 - Judge, New York State Court of Claims
March 1990 to July 1990 - Acting Justice, New York State Supreme Court, Kings County
February 1986 to March 1990 - Judge, Criminal Court of the City of New York

Professional Experience

November 1982 - February 1986 - Inspector General, NYC Human Resources Administration
April 1982 - November 1982 - Assistant Attorney General, New York State Department of Law
October 1979 - March 1982 - Inspector General, NYC Department of Employment
February 1974 - June 1979 - Assistant District Attorney, Office of the District Attorney, New York County
April 1973 - February 1974 - Corporate Attorney, General Electric

to the Bar
United States District Court, Eastern District of New York, January 2005
United States Supreme Court, June 12, 1978
United States District Court, Southern District of New York, January 20, 1976
New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department, February 1974

Columbia University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1973
Columbia University School of Journalism, Master of Science, with Honors, 1969
Howard University, Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude, 1968, Phi Beta Kappa

Publications &
Leading Cases
People v. Nixzaliz Santiago, N.Y. Law Journal, November 2, 2007 page 28 col. 3
People v. Nixzaliz Santiago, N.Y. Law Journal, June 14, 2007 page 19 col. 3
People v. James Albritton, 2005 N.Y. Slip Op. 50809 U, N.Y. Law Journal, June 9, 2005
page 19 col. 3
People v. Alvin Rodriguez, 2005 N.Y. Slip Op. 51817U, June 2, 2005
People v. Alvin Rodriguez, 2005 N.Y. Slip Op. 50461 U, N.Y. Law Journal, April 11, 2005
page 20 col. 1.
People v. Eddo, --- N.Y.S.2d --- 2004 WL 2852671, 2004 N.Y. Slip OP. 51569, N.Y. Sup.
June 30, 2004
People v. Kassim, ---N.Y.S.2d --- 2004 WL 2852665, 2004 N.Y. Slip OP. 51568; N.Y. Sup.
April 28, 2004
People v. Sharron Ivory, N.Y. Law Journal, September 25, 2003 page 21 col. 5
People v. Raphael Sanchez, N.Y. Law Journal, July 17, 2003 page 26 col. 3
People v. Anthony Blake, N.Y. Law Journal, June 25, 1999 page 34 col. 3
People v. Ian Brooks, N.Y. Law Journal, January 2, 1997 page 29; col.1
People v. Leroy Jamison, N.Y. Law Journal, September 16, 1996 page 30; col. 4
People v. Stewart & Baxter, N.Y. Law Journal October 8, 1992 page 27; col. 6
People v. Kelvin, N.Y. Law Journal, October 20, 1988 page 29; col. 1
People v. Prudent, 143 Misc. 2d 50 1989
People v. Wiggans, 140 Misc. 2d 602 1988
People v. Malone, 140 Misc. 2d 602 1988
People v. Tufano, 135 Misc. 2d 222 1987
Professional &
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Chair - Board of Directors - Achievement First Charter School of Crown Heights
Faith Center for Community Development, Inc.
New York Bar Association
Brooklyn Bar Association
Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association
New York State Women Judges
Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Metropolitan Black Bar Association
Association of Black Women Attorneys
New York State Bar Foundation
Judicial Friends
Columbia School Law Association
The Supreme Court Justices Association of the City of New York

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