NEW YORK— New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has appointed of Deepa Ambekar as interim Civil Court Judge.
Ms. Ambekar served with the New York City Council for three years as Senior Legislative Attorney and Counsel to the Committee on Public Safety.
Prior to that, she was a Staff Attorney at the Legal Aid Society, Criminal Defense Division, and a litigation associate at a private firm.
She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and her law degree from Rutgers Law School. Judge Ambekar is appointed to Civil Court and will be serving in Criminal Court.