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Clerk of the Court

Aprilanne Agostino received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics from New York University in 1981, and a Juris Doctor from Fordham University School of Law in 1984. The following year she began working at the Appellate Division, Second Department, first as a Court Attorney and then as Law Secretary to Associate Justice Richard A. Brown. In 1991, Ms. Agostino went to the Queens County District Attorney’s office with newly-appointed DA Brown to serve as his Counsel. Ms. Agostino returned to the Second Department two years later, as Law Secretary to Associate Justice Charles B. Lawrence. She subsequently served in the court’s Motions Department, and then as Deputy Chief Court Attorney. In 1999 she was appointed Chief Court Attorney, and in late 2003 she was promoted to the position of Associate Deputy Clerk. Ms. Agostino served as the Acting Chief Clerk of the Appellate Term for the Second Judicial Department from December of 2005 until the Spring of 2007, when she returned to the Appellate Division to continue her tenure as Associate Deputy Clerk. In 2010 she was appointed Deputy Clerk, and on December 1, 2011, she assumed the role of Clerk of the Court.