Judge DiDomenico ()
Judge Catherine DiDomenico has been reappointed to the Family Court bench in New York City, while Judge Alison Hamanjian has been named an interim Civil Court Judge, according to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office.
DiDomenico was appointed to Family Court in 2006 by Mayor Michael Bloomberg after a year as an interim judge in Staten Island, where she still presides. She previously was an administrative law judge and a hearing officer for the New York City Board of Education. She graduated from Fordham University School of Law, where she is an adjunct professor.
Hamanjian will be assigned to Family Court for a one-year term. For the past 12 years, she has worked for the state court system, most recently as a court attorney-referee in Family Court on Staten Island. She a previously was principal law clerk to Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Michael Corriero, and served as assistant deputy counsel in the Office of Policy and Planning.
She began her career in the domestic violence and sex crimes bureau of the Bronx District Attorney’s Office and has been a supervising attorney for the Urban Justice Center Domestic Violence Project. Hamanjian is a graduate of New York Law School.
New York City Civil Court judges make $179,500 a year, while Family Court judges make $193,000 a year, according to the Office of Court Administration.