Calendars Decisions

Justices of the Court

Hon. Sandra L. Sgroi
(Retired January 24, 2019)

Judicial Offices

Associate Justice, Appellate Division, Second Department, Designated October 1, 2009

Justice of the Supreme Court, Suffolk County, January, 2001 - October, 2009

District Court Judge, 4th District, Suffolk County, January, 1997-December, 2000

Other Professional Experience

Instructor, Dowling College

Smithtown, New York Town Attorney

Councilwoman, Town of Smithtown

Admission to the Bar

NYS, Appellate Division, Second Department, 1979

US District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts, 1979

Supreme Court of the United States, 1997

United States Court of Federal Claims, 1997

United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 1997

United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit, 1997


Hofstra University School of Law, J.D. conferred 1978

State University of New York at Buffalo, B.A. conferred 1978

Publications & Leading Cases

In the Matter of E.S. v P.D., 6 Misc. 3d 1030 (A), 800 N.Y.S.2d 345 aff’d as mod. 27 A.D.3d 757, 815 N.Y.S.2d 607, aff’d, 8 N.Y.3d 150, 863 N.E.2d 100, 831 N.Y.S.2d 96 (2007).

Article 81 Mental Hygiene Law, Best Practices Manual

Professional & Civic Activities

Member, New York State Bar Association

Member, Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York

Member, Suffolk County Bar Association

Member, Suffolk County Women’s Bar Association

Member, National Association of Women Judges

Member, Association of Supreme Court Justices of the State of New York