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Hon. Clark V. Richardson

Family Court of the State of New York
Judge of the Family Court
New York, NY, USA

The Hon. Clark V. Richardson has been a Family Court judge since his appointment to the bench in 1995 by the Hon. Rudolf Giuliani, serving in Kings, Richmond, and New York counties as well as serving as the Supervising Judge of Bronx County for 10 years. He was reappointed by the Hon. Michael Bloomberg in 2004 and then again by the Hon. Bill de Blasio in 2014.

Upon graduation from Yale University and Cornell Law School, Judge Richardson joined the Law Department of the City of New York in the Family Court division and became the Borough Chief of the Bronx office before ascending to the bench.

Judge Richardson's professional activities have included, amongst others, serving on the Permanent Judicial Commission on Justice for Children, presided over by the Hon. Judith Kaye, former Chief Judge of the State of New York; on the Advisory Council of the Judicial Consultation Project for Infants, Children and their Families, of the Jewish Board of Children and Family Services; and the Interdisciplinary Forum on Mental Health and Family Law.

He has received, inter alia, an award from the Jewish Board of Children and Family Services for dedicated service to children in the community and the Schonfeld Award presented by the Society for Adolescent Psychiatry.


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