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Bonnie Orden

Professional Experience

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Current Experience:

Town Justice, Greenburgh Town Court: Presiding over Criminal, Landlord/Tenant, Civil, Town Ordinance and Environmental Violations, Vehicle and Traffic, and Small Claims

9th Judicial District Accessible Magistrate: Presiding over Adolescent/Youthful Offender Felony and Misdemeanor Arraignments and Pre-Petition Delinquency Hearings for Juvenile Offenders

Selected Published Cases and

Appellate Affirmations:

Abdul-Karim v Mitchell, 62 Misc 3d 1211(A) (2019); People v C.D., 66 Misc 3d 349 (2019); People v Fields, 59 Misc 3d 817 (2018); In re S.J., 2018 NYLJ LEXIS 2366 (2018); People v Watson, 58 Misc 3d 1220 (A) (2018); Harborview Properties I, LLC, v Valentin, 58 Misc 3d 1214 (A) (2018); Bonham Strand LLC v Paredes, 57 Misc 3d 1217 (A) (2017); Bonham Strand LLC v Paredes/Carvajal, 58 Misc 3d 669 (2017); People v Arscott (Craig), 63 Misc 3d 130 (A) (App Term 2019), affd on appeal [Note: Appeal from a judgment (Walter Rivera, J., at plea) (Bonnie L. Orden, J., at sentencing], lv denied 33 NY 3d 1066 (Ct App June 3, 2019); People v Marom (Michael), affd on appeal, 72 Misc 3d 133 [A] [App Term 2021] [Note: Appeal from a judgment of conviction upon a jury verdict (Bonnie L. Orden, J.)]

Of counsel: Orden Law, Criminal and Civil Litigation and Complex Investigations Consultant for cases before the SDNY and EDNY


Adjunct Law Professor: Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law: Civil and Criminal Trial Techniques Seminar

Special Prosecutor: Appointed by then-Westchester County Executive to investigate public corruption allegations

Associate Commissioner: NYC Department of Corrections (3rd highest ranking member of Department) 

Deputy Inspector General: NYC Department of Investigations

Supervising Senior Trial Assistant District Attorney, King's County: Homicide and Sex Crimes Bureaus. Tried over 75 cases to verdict.  

Hofstra University School of Law:

  • Publication: Law Review: “Stopping the Revolving Door: Adopting a Rational System for the Insanity Defense” 8 HOFSTRA LAW REVIEW 973 (1980) 

  • National Moot Court Competition Team

SUNY at Cortland – Magna Cum Laude, Presidential Scholar, Florence Hoag Alumni Scholar


Board of Directors: Pre-Trial Services Institute 

Member of Numerous Bar Associations within the County and the State: Westchester County Bar Association, Westchester Women’s Bar Association, NYS Women's Bar Association, NYS Magistrates Association, Westchester County Magistrates Association and more

Former: Member of Edgemont Board of Education

Former: Board Member: Edgemont Scholarship Council 

Other Experience:

Previous Experience:



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