Hon. Charles Apotheker

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Judicial offices

  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Rockland County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau, 2009 to Present
  • Judge, County Court, Rockland County, Elected, 2007 to 2016
  • Supervising Judge, Justice Courts, Ninth Judicial District, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Jonathan Lippman, 2007 to present
  • Presiding Judge, Superior Court, Rockland County, Superior Court Information Part, 2008 to Present
  • Presiding Judge, Drug Court, Rockland County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Jonathan Lippman, 2000 to 2002; Reappointed, 2007 to present
  • Town Justice, Haverstraw, 1980 to 2006


  • J.D., St. John's University Law School, 1973
  • B.B.A., City College of New York, 1968

Bar admission

  • NYS, Appellate Division, Second Department, 1974

Professional experience

  • General Practice of Law, Attorney, 1974 to 2006
  • Rockland County Department of Law, Attorney, 1974 to 2002

Professional and civic activities

  • Faculty, National Drug Court institute
  • Faculty, Education & Training for Drug Court, Office of Court Administration, 2001 to 2002
  • Member and Former President, Rockland County Magistrates Association, 1980
  • Board of Directors, United Hospice of Rockland
  • Board of Directors, Rockland County Council of Alcoholism and Other Drug Dependencies


  • Doe v. Roe, Decision, 598 NY2d 678
  • White v. New Hampshire (80-5887), Amicus Brief, US Supreme Court
  • Frinkle v. Branti (78-1654), Appellant's Brief, US Supreme Court
  • "Rockland Drug Court Leads the Way", NY Law Journal, Surburan Edition, December 2000
  • "Saving Rockland Lives", Journal News Editorial, December 14, 2001

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