Civil Court Judicial Nominees

The CBID Judiciary Committee has reviewed the credentials for three candidates for 3 Brooklyn-wide Civil Court judgeships. A fourth candidate, whom we also reviewed, has recently withdrawn from consideration.

The committee also reviewed the credentials for six candidates for a single vacancy in the Sixth Civil Court District.

On June 1, 2017 at 7:00p.m. the club will hold its endorsement meeting at the Greenwood Baptist Church, 461 6th St, Brooklyn (at the corner of 6th St. and Seventh Ave.)

Borough-wide candidates:

Sixth District candidates:

  • Rodney L. Pepe-Souvenir, CUNY, Title IX Coordinator and Associate Director of Diversity and Compliance
  • Hemalee J. Patel, court attorney-referee, Supreme Court, Staten Island
  • Derefim B. Neckles, court attorney referee, Supreme Court, Brooklyn
  • Ellen E. Edwards, managing attorney of general practice firm, Edwards & Associates
  • Elena Baron, law clerk for Judge Andrew Borrok
  • Rupert V. Barry, criminal defense practice at Law Office of Rupert V. Barry
  • Patria Frias-Colon, Brooklyn borough chief, Family Court Division