Steven M. Statsinger

Adjunct Professor of Law


Steven M. Statsinger is a Judge of the Criminal Court of the City of New York, appointed by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg effective January 1, 2013. Before taking the bench, Judge Statsinger was Senior Trial Counsel and Training Director at Federal Defenders of New York, Inc; he was a Staff Attorney there from 1993 until 2012. In addition to teaching at Columbia, he was an adjunct professor at New York University’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies from 1990 until 2012. His publications include: Practice Under The Federal Sentencing Guidelines, Aspen Publishers, Inc. (author of 2 chapters);  Practice Commentaries, Habeas Corpus Laws  and Practice Commentaries, FRCrP,both published by NITA Press, and, from 2007 to 2012, Judge Statsinger has B.S. in Psychology from Brown University and a J.D. from Columbia Law School.