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|Current Court Information:|
|New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division|
|Appointed by:||Gov. George Pataki|
|Past post:||Justice, Kings County Supreme Court|
|Past term:||01/1994 - 03/1999|
|Candidate for:||Supreme Court 2nd Judicial District|
|Election information 2011:|
|Election date:||November 8, 2011|
- Main page: New York judicial elections, 2011
Friedman was re-elected to the Supreme Court 2nd Judicial District on November 8th with 18% of the vote. He was cross-endorsed by the Democratic, Republican and Conservative parties. Other successful candidates for the six open seats on the court were: Justice Lawrence S. Knipel, Justice Betsy Barros, Acting Justice Johnny Lee Baynes, Acting Justice Rachel Adams, and Carl J. Landicino.
Biography and Education
Judge Friedman began his legal career in 1974 as a student clerk for the New York State Attorney General's Office. From 1976 to 1980, he was an assistant in the State Supreme Court Appellate Division, Second Department. He then worked for approximately one year for Appellate Division Justice Henry Martuscello. From 1981 to 1990, he worked as a law secretary to Supreme Court Justice Nicholas Clemente. He was appointed to the Kings County Civil Court in January of 1990 and he judged in this position until the end of 1993, when he became an Acting Justice of the Supreme Court, Kings County. He became a Supreme Court Justice in January of 1998.
- Judges of the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department
- David Friedman biography, New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division website
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Judge Friedman biography
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 New York City 2011 Unofficial General Election Results
- ↑ Judicial selection in New York
- ↑ New York State Board of Elections: 2011 Supreme Court Justice Candidates See p.1
- ↑ Brooklyn Daily Eagle, "Dems Nominate 5 Judges and 1 Lawyer For Brooklyn Bench", September 30, 2011
- ↑ 6.0 6.1 Judge Friedman biography from "Court Alert"