New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has appointed three new judges who will serve in the city’s Family Court.
Judge Melody Glover is the supervising attorney for Queens Law Associates, where she has worked for the past 21 years, according to the mayor’s office.
She began her career with the Legal Aid Society in the Juvenile Rights Division, and served as assistant attorney-in-charge in the Brooklyn office before working in the Criminal Defense Division. She then became a solo practitioner concentrating her practice in family and criminal law.
Glover received her undergraduate degree from Georgetown University and her law degree from Fordham University School of Law.
Judge Elenor C. Reid spent 16 years as an appellate court attorney and a principal law clerk for the state Unified Court System. She began her career with the New York City Law Department, where she served in the Family Court division. She graduated from John Jay College of Criminal Justice and received her law degree from New York Law School.
Judge Christopher Robles has been in private practice for nearly 18 years as a litigator in family, civil and appellate practices. He also is a member of the board of directors of the Puerto Rican Bar Association. He has an undergraduate degree from St. John’s University and graduated from CUNY School of Law.
Reid and Robles were appointed as Civil Court judges and assigned to Family Court. Glover was appointed to the Family Court bench.
“I look forward to working with these three new judges, who have a wide range of personal and professional backgrounds and will work tirelessly in the best interest of all New Yorkers,” de Blasio said in a statement.