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Hon. John E.H. Stackhouse

Hon. John E.H. Stackhouse has been a tireless advocate and pioneer for diversity issues throughout his over thirty year career. As a New York County Supreme Court Justice, he is currently the Co-Director of the Supreme Court Civil Division Anti-Bias Committee, which is charged with the court’s internal diversity efforts. A long-time advocate for a broad range of diversity initiatives, such as women’s, disabilities and gay rights, long before they were on the radar screen of others in the legal community, his participation has raised the stature and visibility of diverse groups. Motivated by a life-long conviction to fight intolerance and social injustice, Judge Stackhouse has been described as a “trailblazer” by many in the profession. Judge Stackhouse also has a long-standing commitment to listening to the insights and mentoring a diverse array of young people.