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Karen M.C. Cortes

Karen M.C. Cortes

Bronx County Family Court
Court Attorney Referee
Bronx, NY, USA


Court Attorney Referee Karen M.C. Cortes serves in Bronx County Family Court presiding over cases involving custody, guardianship, visitation, and family offenses. Referee Cortes currently sits on the New York City Family Court Custody, Visitation, and Family Offense Operations Advisory Committee to the Administrative Judge of the New York City Family Court and the Bronx County Family Court Strategic Plan Implementation Team for Custody, Visitation, and Family Offense.

Prior to becoming a Court Attorney Referee, Referee Cortes was a Court Attorney for the New York City Family Court for six years where she conducted compliance and settlement conferences on child neglect and abuse, custody, guardianship, visitation, family offense, juvenile delinquency, and PINS cases.  Referee Cortes also served for five years as a trial attorney in the Family Court Legal Services Division at the Administration for Children’s Services (“ACS”), where she tried and supervised hundreds of abuse and neglect trials and was a recipient of the ACS Division of Family Court Legal Services Permanency Advocate Award.

Referee Cortes was formerly a member of the Family Court and Family Law Committee at the New York City Bar Association and Kings County Family Court Disproportionate Minority Representation Committee.  Referee Cortes is currently a member of the Bronx County Bar Association and New York State Women’s Bar Association Bronx Chapter.

Referee Cortes earned her undergraduate degree from New York University and her law degree from Brooklyn Law School, where she was a recipient of the Judge Doris A. Thompson and Judge Edward Thompson Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy.

Karen M.C. Cortes is associated with the following items:
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Hot Topics in Child Custody, Visitation & Guardianship for New York Practitioners 2018
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Custody and Visitation: Change in Circumstances—Selected Cases - Hot Topics in Child Custody, Visitation & Guardianship for New York Practitioners 2018, Friday, April 13, 2018
Petitions for Modification—Selected Statutes and Cases - Hot Topics in Child Custody, Visitation & Guardianship for New York Practitioners 2018, Friday, April 13, 2018
Web Segment  Web Segment Nuts and Bolts of Custody and Guardianship                 - Hot Topics in Child Custody and Visitation for New York Practitioners 2018, Monday, April 16, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Nuts and Bolts of Custody and Guardianship                 - Nuts and Bolts of Custody and Guardianship                 , Monday, April 16, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Nuts and Bolts of Custody and Guardianship                 - Nuts and Bolts of Custody and Guardianship                 , Monday, April 16, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Nuts and Bolts of Custody and Guardianship                 - Nuts and Bolts of Custody and Guardianship                 , Monday, April 16, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Hot Topics in Child Custody and Visitation for New York Practitioners 2018, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Hot Topics in Child Custody, Visitation & Guardianship for New York Practitioners 2019, Tuesday, April 09, 2019, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Hot Topics in Child Custody, Visitation & Guardianship for New York Practitioners 2019, Tuesday, April 09, 2019, New York, NY
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