Hon. Llinét Rosado

Hon. Llinét Rosado





Justice Rosado graduated from SUNY Albany and then obtained her Juris Doctor from Albany Law School in 1997, after which, she began her career at the Criminal Defense Division of the Legal Aid Society as a staff attorney. She subsequently worked at the Children Law’s Center representing children. Justice Rosado was also a court attorney to several judges.  In 1999, Justice Rosado became an adjunct professor at Hostos Community College where she continues to teach various law courses today.  As an attorney and a judge, Justice Rosado has been able to work in different courts and familiarize herself with different areas of the law.

On November 6, 2012, Justice Rosado was elected to the Civil Court, Bronx County and assigned to Bronx Family Court where she handled custody; visitation; guardianship; and family offense matters.  In 2016, she was transferred to Bronx Supreme Court, Civil Term and designated a hybrid judge allowing her to preside over consumer credit cases in Civil Court and matrimonial actions in Supreme Court, Civil Term.  On January 6, 2017, she was designated Acting Supreme Court Justice and presided over matrimonial cases, personal injury actions, and mental health proceedings.  From 2016 until 2018, Justice Rosado presided over arraignments in Bronx Criminal Court.  On November 6, 2018, she was elected Justice of Supreme Court of State of New York.  In 2019, Justice Rosado presided over the NYCHA Part where she handled all the personal injury actions against NYCHA.  She also handled Nuisance and Abatement actions; Unsafe Building proceedings; assisted outpatient treatment cases; and hospital hearings.  In 2020, she was assigned to an IAS part and designated a Children’s Victim Act Justice for Bronx County.  In 2021, Justice Rosado was assigned to the Integrated Domestic Violence Part in Supreme Court, Criminal Term.

Justice Rosado, a lifelong community servant, continues to serve her community by speaking to local schools regarding the law as well as participating in programs and panels focused on enlightening the community. She is a frequent lecturer for the Scales of Justice Academy, a program that provides underserved high school young women with the skills necessary to succeed in life and in law school, if they so desire.  She coordinates Read Across America events and Career days for the local elementary schools.  She has served as a coach to elementary and high school mock trial competitions leading the St. Angela Merici 8th graders to the Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial competition championships twice.  She routinely accepts invitations to be the keynote speaker at graduations in the local schools and organizations and trade schools like Police Athletic League’s College Access Program and Code One Emergency Medical Technician Academy, to name a few.  Judge Rosado accepts interns from high schools, colleges and law schools.  On June 17, 2017, Youth Leaders on the Move honored Justice Rosado for her outstanding achievements and continuous contributions to the success of the youth.  On June 26, 2018, Judge Rosado received an award from Westchester Square Academy for her time and dedication to the student body.  On June 7, 2019, Judge Rosado, with the consent of the Superintendent of Schools of the Catholic School Region Northwest/South Bronx in the Archdiocese of New York, was declared an honorary alumni of St. Angela Merici School for her commitment and dedication to the elementary school.  In May 2020, All Hallows High School named an annual award the “Hon. Llinét Rosado Award for Mock Trial, ” in honor of Justice Rosado’s years of service to All Hallows’ Mock Trial Team.” 

Justice Rosado serves on Gender Fairness Committee for the 12th Judicial District, the Matrimonial Curriculum Committee for the New York State Judicial Institute, and the New York State Bench Book Committee.  Justice Rosado is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated; Bronx Bar Association; Bronx Family Court Bar Association; Bronx County Catholic Guild; the Dominican Bar Association, the New York City Family Court Judges Association, the Puerto Rican Bar Association, and the Association of Supreme Court Judges of the State of New York.  Justice Rosado is a board member of Bronx Women’s Bar Association; a Board of Director of the Latino Judges Association, a Bronx Board of Director of the Supreme Court Justices Association of the City of New York; Vice President of the Association of Families and Conciliation Courts, NY Chapter; 1st Dept. Vice President of the National Association of Women Judges, N.Y.  Chapter; and member of the Advisory Board of the Thurgood Marshall Junior Mock Trial Competition.  In August of 2020, Chief Judge Janet DiFiore appointed Justice Rosado a Commissioner of the Franklin H.  Williams Judicial Commission.  In April of 2021, Chief Judge Janet DiFiore appointed Justice Rosado to the New York State Judicial Committee on Women in the Courts. Justice Rosado’s success and contributions have been recognized by numerous individuals, institutions, and organizations, including but not limited to the Bronx Borough President, the Bronx Family Court Bar Association; the Bronx Women’s Bar Association; the Bronx Times; the Dominican Bar Association; the Puerto Rican Bar Association; PACE University, Elisabeth Haub School of Law, Hofstra University Maurice A.  Deane School of Law; The 100 Hispanic Women National, Inc., and SUNY Albany Alumni Association.