Valerie Brathwaite Nelson
|Valerie Brathwaite Nelson|
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|Current Court Information:|
|Queens County Supreme Court, New York|
|Position:||Supreme Court Justice|
|Active:||2005 - 2018|
|Past position:||New York City Civil Court Judge|
|Law School:||George Washington University|
Brathwaite Nelson began her career as a law clerk for U.S. Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm. She then worked as an attorney for the National Labor Relations Board, an attorney for the New York State Senate Staff, and as a private practice attorney. She served on the New York City Civil Court of Queens County prior to her election to the Queens County Supreme Court in 2005.