Mayor’s Advisory Committee On The Judiciary – December 29, 2016 Public Hearing

Dear Esteemed MBBA Member: 


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held by the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on the Judiciary on Thursday, December 29, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings, 100 Church Street, 12th Floor, New York, New York, for the purpose of receiving information from any person concerning the fitness of the following candidates who are nominees for appointment by the Honorable Bill de Blasio, Mayor of the City of New York, as Judges of the Courts indicated below:  

Phyllis Chu Criminal Court 

Michael Kitsis Criminal Court 

Margaret Martin Criminal Court 

Herbert Moses Criminal Court 

Kim Petersen Criminal Court  

Beth Beller Interim Civil Court 

David Frey Interim Civil Court 

Frances Wang Interim Civil Court 

FURTHER NOTICE IS GIVEN that a concise written signed statement of any information or testimony intended for presentation at the hearing must be received no later than 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on the Judiciary, Attention: Desirée Kim, Executive Director, fax number (212) 312-0970, office number (212) 788-6800

If any person submitting a written statement elects not to testify at the public hearing, the Committee will determine whether to make the statement public unless the statement specifies that it be held in confidence by the Committee. The Committee will nevertheless present a copy of each written statement to the candidate in advance of the hearing. 

December 21, 2016                                                       

Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick                                                                                            

Chair, Mayor’s Advisory

Committee on the Judiciary

Thank you for your attention and assistance in this matter.


Asha Smith
Chair, Judicial Selection Committee 

Any questions about MBBA Judiciary Committee should be sent to Asha Smith at