Judge Adams is an Acting Supreme Court Justice in New York County. Prior to her election to the bench in November 2017, Judge Adams had nearly twenty years’ experience as a litigator in New York State and Federal courts. Judge Adams is a member of the New York County Lawyers Association (formerly co-chair of the Civil Court Section), the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the New York State Bar Association in the Torts Insurance and Compensation Law Section, Judges and Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert, the Columbian Lawyers First Judicial Department, National Association of Italian American Women and the NAACP Mid-Manhattan Branch. She is a graduate of Penn State University with a B.A. in Journalism, and received her J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law.