Pam B. Jackman Brown, class of 1979
was elected by the Queens Democratic Organization for Supreme Court at the November 8, 2011 election. In 2009, Justice Jackman Brown was elected as a Civil Court Judge, and in 2010 was appointed to sit as an Acting Supreme Court Justice in Matrimonial Part, Queens County. She is in her thirteenth (13th) year on the bench after having been appointed in 1998 to the Civil Court of the City of New York Housing Part where she served until 2009. During her tenure on the Housing Bench was appointed as the Supervising Judge of the New York County Housing Court from 2007 to 2009. Additionally, her tenure on the Bench includes Family Court and Criminal Court.
Justice Jackman Brown received her AAS from Borough of Manhattan Community College in 1979, and her BS from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Magna Cum Laude. She is a graduate of the first class of City University of New York School of Law in 1986, and one of its first Judges.
Justice Jackman Brown is actively involved with several Judicial and Bar Associations holding several positions as Officer and Board Member. She was a Criminal Defense Attorney at the Legal Aid Society 1986 to 1989 and worked as a Law Clerk from 1989 to 1998. She has published several judicial decisions, and was for several years an adjunct professor at Borough of Manhattan Community College, her alma mater, teaching business law from 2001 to 2009.