Biography of Justice Linda S. Jamieson

Justice Linda S. JamiesonJustice Linda S. Jamieson currently sits in a Civil Trial Part and the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court. She was elected as a Justice of the Supreme Court in November 2002. Following her election, she was assigned to an Individual Assignment Part, where she presided over a variety of cases, including but not limited to, torts, real estate, commercial, employment discrimination, medical malpractice and contact disputes. In June 2006, Justice Jamieson was assigned to a dedicated Matrimonial Part where she sat until 2010. Prior to her election to Supreme Court, Justice Jamieson was appointed by the Governor as a Family Court Judge in Westchester County. She was subsequently elected to that position, serving a total of six years there.

Justice Jamieson earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Hofstra University and her Juris Doctorate from the Pace University School of Law. She is admitted to practice law in the States of New York, Connecticut, New Jersey and Florida, as well as in the United States Supreme Court and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. Prior to taking the bench, Justice Jamieson was in private practice for 20 years as a trial attorney.

Justice Jamieson is an active member of, and lecturer for, many bar associations, including the New York State Women Judges Association, of which she is currently a board member; the National Association of Women Judges; the Westchester County Bar Association; the White Plains Bar Association, of which she was President; and the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York, of which she is a board member. She is also a former board member of the Association of Judges of the Family Court of the State of New York. She presently represents the 9th Judicial District on the Office of Court Administration’s Social Media Committee.