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Associate Justice David Friedman

27 Madison Avenue
New York, New York 10010
212-340-0400

EXPERIENCE:

ASSOCIATE JUSTICE OF THE APPELLATE DIVISION FIRST DEPARTMENT
March 1999-Present

JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT, KINGS COUNTY
Presided over a medical malpractice and criminal part of the Supreme Court.
January 1998-March, 1999

ACTING JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT, KINGS COUNTY
Presided over a criminal part of the Supreme Court.
January 1994-December 1997

JUDGE OF THE CIVIL COURT, KINGS COUNTY
Presided over all parts of the Civil Court.
January 1990-December 1993

LAW SECRETARY, SUPREME COURT JUSTICE NICHOLAS A. CLEMENTE
April 1981-December 1990

LAW SECRETARY, APPELLATE DIV. JUSTICE HENRY MARTUSCELLO
January 1980-November 1980

LAW ASSISTANT, APPELLATE DIVISION: SECOND DEPARTMENT, NEW YORK STATE SUPREME COURT
February 1976-January 1980

STUDENT CLERK, NEW YORK STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE: BUREAU OF SECURITIES
April 1974-February 1976

EDUCATION:

NEW YORK LAW SCHOOL, New York, New York
J.D. 1975
Cum Laude graduate

Honors: Associate Editor of Law Review.
Published "The Fairness Doctrine and Presidential Appearances."
19 NYLF 398

Achieved Highest Grade in Real Property.
Received D. George Levine Memorial Award in Real Property.

Class Rank: 4/68

BROOKLYN COLLEGE, Brooklyn, New York
B.S. Mathematics 1971

Magna Cum Laude graduate

Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society
Dean's List 1968-1971
Regents Scholarship

BAR ADMISSIONS:

Admitted to Court of Appeals, Second Circuit - April 1983
Admitted to New York State Bar - February 1976
Admitted to Federal Bar - Southern & Eastern Districts - September 1976

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

Brooklyn Bar Association
Kings County Criminal Bar Association
Editorial Board, Brooklyn Barrister