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Hon. Tanya R. Kennedy

Adjunct Professor of Law

Telephone: 646-386-5393

Criminal Court Of The City Of New York
100 Centre Street
New York, New York 10013

Job History

  • Judge, Civil Court of the City of New York, 2006 (elected countywide, New York County, 2005) presently assigned to Criminal Court of the City of New York, New York County
  • Principal Law Clerk to Associate Justice Barry A. Cozier, Appellate Division, NYS Supreme Court, Second Judicial Department (2001-2005)
  • Principal Law Clerk to Justice Barry A. Cozier, NYS Supreme Court, Commercial Division, New York County (1999-2001)
  • New York City Law Department, Office of the Corporation Counsel
    Deputy Assistant Chief (1997-1999)
    Assistant Corporation Counsel (1992-1999)

Professional Affiliations

New York City Bar
Metropolitan Black Bar Association
Association of Black Women Attorneys
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Alumni Association Executive Committee
NAACP, Mid-Manhattan Branch (Board Member)


Pennsylvania State University, BA, 1989
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, JD, 1992