Judge's Corner

Judge's Corner

April 12, 2018

 Judge Jaffe's Docket

April 3, 2018

Judge Manuel Mendez designated as new NYCAL Coordiating Judge 


December 19, 2017

Judge Mendez April 2016 In-Extrems Trial Groups


August 25, 2017

Dear Counsel:

As you know, Justice Lebovits inherited Justice Kern’s inventory of asbestos trials, over 170 cases. Since then, some firms have contacted chambers inquiring about anticipated trial dates. The court will conduct the following trials in this order:


1.  Belluck & Fox–Group 1 –LoRusso and Snowdale

2.  Meirowitz and Wasserberg–Group 1-Deane, Figueroa, Little, Sanchez

3.  The Early law Firm–Group 1- Duggan and Kranichfeld

4.  Belluck & Fox Group 2–Reinke, Shortt, Milone

5.  Meirowitz and Wasserberg-Valdes

6.  The Early Law Firm– Group 2–Morris and Tandurella

7.  Belluck & Fox–Group 3- Godfrey 

8.  Meirowitz and Wasserberg-Russo

9.  Lipsitz & Ponterio/The Early Law Firm–White

10.  Belluck & Fox-- Group 4 Ortiz 

11.  Levy Konigsberg–Vafides

12.  Levy Konigsberg–Fahey

13.  Levy Konigsberg–Brandt


The first trial is scheduled to start next week and will last 8-10 weeks. 

The court will let the parties know by email about anticipated dates for jury selection, motions in limine, and opening statements as the cases are tried or settled.

Of the remaining 150 cases, the court will keep the parties updated about anticipated trial dates.

Justice Gerald Lebovits Information

Court Part Information: Part 7, Courtroom 345, 60 Centre Street, 646-386-3746. Clerk: Warren Rubio. Principal Court Attorney: Alexandra Standish, Esq., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..



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