Hon. Peter Benitez

  (718) 618-3000, Ext. 1094

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Judicial offices

  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Bronx County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Jonathan Lippman, 1996 to Present
  • Judge, Criminal Court of the City of New York, Bronx County, Appointed by Mayor Koch, 1989 to 1996; Re-appointed by Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, 1996 to 2002; Re-appointed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, 2002 to 2011


  • J.D., Columbia University School of Law, 1971
  • BA, Columbia College, 1968

Bar admission

  • NYS, Appellate Division, 1971

Professional experience

  • NYC Criminal Justice Coordinator, 1988 to 1989
  • NYC Depart. of Investigation, First Deputy Commissioner, 1986 to 1988
  • NY County District Attorney's Office, Assistant District Attorney, 1971 to 1986

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