Hon. Bruce M. Balter

Judge Balter's Average Overall Review:

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  (347) 296-1842

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Judicial offices

  • Justice, Supreme Court, Kings County, Elected, 2004 to 2018
  • Judge, Family Court of the City of New York, Appointed.
  • Judge, Civil Court of the City of New York, Kings County, Elected.


  • J.D., Brooklyn Law School
  • B.A., Magna Cum Laude, Brooklyn College

Bar admission

  • N.Y.S., Appellate Division, Second Department,
  • United States District Court for the Southern, Eastern, Western and Northern Districts of New York,
  • United States Court of Claims,
  • United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit,
  • United States Supreme Court,

Professional experience

  • Surrogate's Court, Kings County, Court Attorney-Referee

Professional and civic activities

  • Chair, Surrogate's Court Committee, Brooklyn Bar Association
  • Chair, Criminal Court and Procedure Committee, Brooklyn Bar Association


  • Recent Estate Decisions", Brooklyn Barrister, Brooklyn Bar Association
  • "Comparing Two Opinions on Municipal Liability", New York Law Journal, "Outside Counsel"
  • "New Courthouse Helps Community", New York Law Journal, "Perspective"
  • "A Judge Reports on Jury Service", New York Law Journal, "Perspective"
  • "Article 4 and 5, Changes to the E.P.T.L., Brooklyn Barrister, Brooklyn Bar Association



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