Honorable Jessica I. Bourbon was elected in November 2019, to the Civil Court, Bronx County. Judge Bourbon is currently assigned to New York County Family Court, where she presides over custody, visitation and juvenile delinquency matters. Judge Bourbon immediately became active and was elected to serve as the Secretary for the Puerto Rican Bar Association.
Prior to her election to the Civil Court, Judge Bourbon served as an Associate Court Attorney in Bronx County Criminal and Civil Courts. Her career in public service began as an Assistant District Attorney in the Bronx District Attorney’s Office, prosecuting misdemeanor and felony cases in various bureaus in the Office.
Judge Bourbon received her Bachelor of Arts degree from New York University and her Juris Doctorate from New York Law School.
Judge Bourbon is a proud resident of Bronx County, where she was born and raised, and still resides with her family.