Commission Members


Hon. Richard Rivera, Co-Chair, Acting Supreme Court Justice, Albany County, and Supervising Judge of the Family Court, Third Judicial District
Hon. Troy K. Webber, Co-Chair, Associate Justice of the Appellate Division, First Department
Hon. Shahabuddeen (Shah) A. Ally, Supervising Judge of the New York County Civil Court
Hon. Vanessa Bogan, Judge of the City Court, Syracuse, NY
Dr. Betty L. Campbell, Commissioner of Jurors, Westchester, NY
Hon. George B. Daniels, Senior United States District Judge, United States District Court, Southern District of NY
Hon. Kathie E. Davidson, Dean, New York State Judicial Institute
L. Austin D'Souza, Esq., Principal Law Clerk, Court of Claims
Hon. Lenora B. Foote-Beavers, Buffalo City Court Judge and Acting Erie County Family Court Judge
Thomas J. Garry, Esq., Partner, Harris Beach, PLLC, Uniondale, NY
Hon. Craig D. Hannah, Justice of the Supreme Court, Erie County
Nadine C. Johnson, Esq., Chief of Staff and Principal Counsel to Administrative Judge Hon. Desmond A. Green, Supreme Court, Richmond County
Professor Paula C. Johnson, Esq., Law Professor, Syracuse University College of Law
Lauren A. Jones, Esq., Associate General Counsel, Consolidated Edison
Hon. Barbara R. Kapnick, Associate Justice of the Appellate Division First Department
Paul Kenny, Esq., Chief Clerk, Appellate Term, Second Department
Porter L. Kirkwood, Esq., District Executive, Sixth Judicial District – Binghamton
Hon. yvonne lewis, Justice of the Supreme Court, Kings County (ret.)
Francis M. Letro, Esq., Principal, Letro Law Firm, Buffalo, NY
Hon. Doris Ling-Cohan, Associate Justice of the Appellate Term, First Department (ret.)
Hon. Michael Carlos López, Judge of the Rochester City Court, Criminal Branch
Hon. Jeffrey K. Oing, Associate Justice of the Appellate Division, First Department
Hon. Joanne D. Quiñones, Acting Supreme Court Justice, Kings County
Hon. Llinét M. Rosado, Justice of the Supreme Court, Civil Term, Bronx County
Hon. Robert E. Torres,, Associate Justice of the Appellate Term, First Department (ret.)
Adrienne Williams, Esq., Court Attorney-Referee, Supreme Court, Suffolk County
Hon. Shirley Troutman, Chair Emeritus, 2018-2022
Hon. Richard B. Lowe III, Chair Emeritus, September 2015 – December 2017
Hon. Rose H. Sconiers, Chair Emeritus, May 2009 – August 2015
Hon. Lewis L. Douglass, Chair Emeritus, 1992 – April 2009



Mary Lynn Nicolas-Brewster, Esq.
Executive Director

Karlene Dennis, Esq.
Assistant Deputy Counsel

Alyson S. Clark, Esq.,
Senior Counsel (Albany Office)

Brinet Rutherford, Esq.
Senior Counsel

Eric Sun, Esq.,
Senior Assistant Counsel

Kim Stephens

Loriany Gil

25 Beaver Street
New York, NY 10004

Phone: 212-428-2790