Hon. Tanya R. Kennedy

Adjunct Professor of Law

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

[email protected]

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

Mailing Address

Fordham University School of Law
Legal Writing Program
150 West 62nd Street, Room 7-175
New York, NY 10023