Martin Shulman

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Martin Shulman
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Court Information:
New York Supreme Court 1st Judicial District
Position:   Supreme Court Justice
Active:   2006 - 2019
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Yeshiva University
Law School:   Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Martin Shulman is a justice for the New York County Supreme Court, Civil Term (1st Judicial District) and the supervising judge of the New York City Civil Court. He has served on the Civil Court since 1995. He became an acting New York County Supreme Court justice in 1999. In 2006, he was elected to a full term on the court that ends in 2019. He was appointed to the Appellate Term of the Supreme Court in 2009.[1][2]


Shulman received his A.A. and B.A. degrees from Yeshiva University in 1977 and 1978, respectively. In 1981, he received his J.D. degree from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.[1]


Shulman began his career in 1981 as a court attorney for the Hon. Eugene Nardelli. The following year, he joined the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal[3], where he worked as a staff attorney, supervising attorney and Deputy Chief of the Administrative Review Bureau. He left this office in 1987 to join the law firm of Shaw & Binder as an associate (1987-92) and then partner (1993-94). In 1995, he was appointed to the New York City Civil Court. Since 2000, he has been the supervising judge of this court. He was reappointed in 2005 to a term ending in 2014. However, in 1999, he became an acting justice of the Supreme Court. He was elected a Supreme Court Justice in 2006 and then joined the Appellate Term (1st Dept.) in 2009.[1]