Erik Pitchal

Practicing in front of New York’s Supreme and Family Court Judges.

Current Appointment:
Acting Judge, Bronx County Family Court
2013 – Present

Judge, New York City Civil Court
2013 – Present

Brown University, Bachelor of the Arts, 1994
Yale Law School, Juris Doctorate, 1998

Bar Admissions:
United States District Court, Southern District of New York, 1999
New York State Appellate Division, Second Department, 1999
Massachusetts State Bar, 1999
Federal District Court for the District of Massachusetts, 2008
United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit, 2009

Career Experience:
– Law Clerk to U.S. District Court (SDNY) Judge Robert P. Patterson, Jr., 1998 – 1999
– Staff Attorney for the for the Legal Aid Society’s Juvenile Rights Division, 1999 – 2002
– Staff Attorney at Children’s Rights, 2002 – 2005
– Associate Professor of Law at Fordham University, 2005 – 2007
– Director of the Interdisciplinary Center for Family and Child Advocacy, and Adjunct Professor of Law, at Fordham University, 2005 – 2007
– Assistant Clinical Professor of Law at the Suffolk University Law School, and Founder/Director of the Suffolk University Child Advocacy Clinic, 2007 – 2011
– Solo Practitioner, and Independent Child Welfare Consultant, 2011 – 2013
– Appointed as an Acting Judge for the Bronx County Family Court, 2013 – Present
– Appointed as a Judge for the New York City Civil Court, 2013 – Present

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