New York State Administrative Law Judges Association

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NYSALJA 40th LogoFor 40 years, the New York State Administrative Law Judges Association, a state affiliate chapter of the National Association of Administrative Law Judiciary, has been advancing the highest standards of neutrality and fairness among administrative law judges and advocating for avoiding any form of bias or discrimination in the hearing and decision making process.

As we celebrate our 40th anniversary, we continue our mission of promoting and advocating for improvements in the administrative process and procedures together with studying and comparing administrative law and practice in New York and other jurisdictions. Our association has provided and sponsored professional development programs, written to the Governor and key legislators on important policy issues, and many of the members of our Executive Committee were active participants in drafting the Model Code of Conduct for State Administrative Law Judges, which was adopted by the New York State Bar Association in 2009.

Looking ahead to the next 40 years, we are more determined than ever to enhance the quality of administrative justice and to find innovative and effective solutions for the improvement of administrative processes, procedures and tribunals in the State of New York.



News, Articles & Announcements
of Interest to Hearing Officers and Administrative Law Judges

NYSALJA Members- Free CLE!

This is a REMINDER that CLE programs are available to you for free because you’re a member of NYSALJA.

(That’s right, we said free! )
  1. ECBy watching our video on “Ethical Issues in Administrative Hearings,” you will receive 2 ethics credits. Just follow the instructions on the page link, below (and don’t forget to write down the “course code” when it appears on the video!) Here’s the link:  http://goo.gl/mGcPtS

PLI-175x1752. You also have an ALL ACCESS PASS to every Practicing Law Institute program!

  • You may attend PLI’s programs in person or via live webinars or recorded programs. We encourage you to explore their many course offerings at http://www.pli.edu/.
  • If you would like your all access pass, you must email us by clicking here and we’ll email you back with instructions on how to take advantage of this offer.

Please pass this news along to your hearing officer and ALJ colleagues and encourage them to join our great association!

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Current Officers

Hon. Eric Zaidins


Hon. Edward R. Mevec
President Elect


Hon. Gayle Everitt,
Vice President


Hon. Anne W. Murphy


Hon. Rebecca Schwartz


Hon. Ruth Kraft
Immediate Past President



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Upcoming Events

5:30 pm 🍻 Pre-Meeting Social Event
🍻 Pre-Meeting Social Event
May 3 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
The NYSALJA PRE-meeting will be held in two locations: New York City Location: The Dark Horse 17 Murray Street (2 blocks north between Church and Broadway) 212-608-3900 Please RSVP to Ray Kramer (rkramer@oath.nyc.gov) if you[...]
7:00 pm 📌 NYSALJA Regular Meeting
📌 NYSALJA Regular Meeting
May 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The regular meeting of the Executive Board Meeting will be held in two locations: New York City Location: NYC Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings (OATH) 100 Church Street, 12th Floor New York, New York[...]
6:00 pm 📌 CLE: Visual Literacy for Jurists
📌 CLE: Visual Literacy for Jurists
May 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Registration is required: http://goo.gl/tsvker Speakers: Richard K. Sherwin Wallace Stevens Professor of Law Dean for Faculty Scholarship Director, the Visual Persuasion Project New York Law School Course Description: In this presentation, Professor Sherwin introduces two[...]
all-day 📌 NAALJ Mid-Year Conference
📌 NAALJ Mid-Year Conference
May 19 – May 21 all-day
all-day 🇨🇦 CCAT Int’l Symposium
🇨🇦 CCAT Int’l Symposium
May 29 – May 31 all-day
The Council of Canadian Administrative Tribunals invites you to attend its 7th International and 32nd Annual Symposium on Administrative Justice, “Back to the Future: Redefining Tribunal Excellence”, which will take place at the Shaw Centre[...]
all-day 📌 NAALJ Annual Conference
📌 NAALJ Annual Conference
Sep 18 – Sep 21 all-day
Info will be posted here as it becomes available, or go to www.naalj.org/conferences to learn more.