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Mission Statement

The Communications Office serves as the spokesperson for the court system. It is responsible for communicating with the media and for publicizing the initiatives and programs implemented by the courts.

For further information or assistance,
call 212-428-2500 or E-mail


Office Info

Unified Court System
25 Beaver Street
New York, NY 10004
(212) 428-2500

Director of Communications
David Bookstaver -

Director of Public Information
Lucian Chalfen -

Assistant Director of Communications
Arlene Hackel -

New York Court of Appeals
20 Eagle Street
Albany, NY 12207
(518) 455-7711

Public Information Officer
Gary Spencer-