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New York City Bar Association Rates Judicial Candidates in New York City

The New York City Bar Association has completed evaluations of the following candidates who are running in contested primary elections on June 25 for Civil Court and Surrogate’s Court. The review was conducted by the Association’s Judiciary Committee.

The City Bar uses two ratings: Approved and Not Approved. Candidates rated Approved have affirmatively demonstrated qualifications necessary for the performance of the duties of the position for which they are being considered.

New York County

Civil Court, 2nd Municipal District

Alice Tam Tien – Approved

Harold Bahr – Approved

Kings County

Civil Court, 6th Municipal District

Janice Robinson – Not Approved

Kenneth Gayle – Not Approved

Queens County

Civil Court

Sharifa M. Nasser-Cuellar – Approved

Glenda M. Hernandez – Approved

Julie M. Milner – Not Approved

Amish R. Doshi – Approved

Surrogate’s Court

Cassandra Johnson – Approved

Wendy C. Li – Not Approved

Note: Information on the City Bar’s evaluation process is here. To ensure the thoroughness and integrity of the ratings process, the City Bar cannot comment beyond what is provided in this release.