Hon. Valerie Brathwaite Nelson

  (718) 298-1170

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Judicial offices

  • Justice, Supreme Court, Queens County, Elected, 2005 to 2018
  • Judge, Civil Court of the City of New York, Queens County, Elected,


  • J.D., George Washington University
  • B.A., Syracuse University

Bar admission

  • NYS, Appellate Division, Second Department, 1979
  • United States Supreme Court,
  • United States District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York,

Professional experience

  • Private Practice of Law, Attorney
  • NYS Senate Staff, Attorney
  • National Labor Relations Board, Attorney
  • Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm, United States House of Representatives, Law Cler

Professional and civic activities

  • Member, Queens County Bar Association
  • Member, Queens County Women's Bar Association
  • Member, Macon B. Allen Black Bar Association
  • Member, Association of Justices of the Supreme Court of the State of New York
  • Member, Judicial Friends
  • Member, National Association of Women Judges

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