Hon. Tanya R. Kennedy

Appellate Division, First Department, Supreme Court of the State of New York

Hon. Tanya R. Kennedy is an Associate Justice of the Appellate Division, First Department. She is also the former Supervising Judge of Civil Court, New York County, and a former Adjunct Professor at Fordham University School of Law. Justice Kennedy is a member of the Board of Directors of the New York City Bar Association; Executive Committee Member of the Women in Law Section of the New York State Bar Association; Board Member of the Supreme Court Justices Association of the City of New York, Inc.; and member of the Committee on Pattern Jury Instructions of the Association of Supreme Court Justices of the State of New York. In addition, she is a member of the Board of Overseers of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she received her law degree, and is an Advisory Board Member of Penn State Law. Justice Kennedy is also the Past President of the National Association of Women Judges (NAWJ). A frequent speaker at various conferences, she has received numerous professional achievement awards.