Justice Dianne Renwick sits on the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, for the First Judicial Deparlment. She is a graduate of Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Cornell University. Justice Renwick began her legal career at the Criminal Division of the Legal Aid Society and contib.ued as an attorney for the Federal Defenders in the Eastern District of New York. She has served as a member of the judiciary since March 1997, when she was appointed aN ewY ork City Housing Court Judge.
Subsequently, she was elected to the New York City Civil Court and, in 2001, elected to the New York State Supreme Court. Justice Renwick has served as an Associate Justice of the Appellate Division since her appointment in 2008.
Justice Renwick has demonstrated a commitment to advancing issues of the bench, bar, and community. She has taught in trial advocacy programs at law schools and bar associations, including Harvard, Cardozo, Hofstra, and the New York County Lawyers Association and has appeared as a guest commentator on the Courtroom Television Network (Court TV). Justice Renwick recently chaired the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board and is presently a member of other boards including Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, The New York Botanical Garden, The President's Council of Cornell Women, and The Picture House Regional Film Center, as well as a member of the New York American Inns of Court of the New York City Bar Association.