Judicial Screening

TOP Judicial Screening

By Executive Order No. 15, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo established Judicial Screening Committees to evaluate the qualifications of candidates for appointment or designation to judicial office throughout New York State, and to recommend to the Governor those persons who are highly qualified to hold judicial office.  

The Judicial Screening Committees are currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Additional Justices of the New York Supreme Court. Appellate Division
(for all four Departments)

Applicants must be elected New York State Supreme Court Justices.

Judge of the New York State Court of Claims

Applicants must reside in New York State, be admitted to practice law in New York for at least ten years, and be attorneys in good standing. 

Interested candidates should submit an original and fifteen copies of their application and supplemental materials to the address below.

For more information, please contact the New York State Judicial Screening Committees at (518) 474-1289 or email: james.finke@exec.ny.gov.

New York State Judicial Screening Committees
State Capitol
Room 239
Albany, New York 12224
(518) 474-1289
(518) 473-5153 – Fax

For an application, please download and complete the PDF document below.