Dweynie Esther Paul, first Haitian American New York court judge

Attorney Dweynie Esther Paul, a daughter of Haitian parents has been practicing in New York, NY for the last 11 years. Her specialized areas of practice include, Securities & Investment Fraud, Employee Benefits, Mediation, Arbitration, Bankruptcy & Debt.


On Tuesday, November 3, 2015, she made history by becoming the first Haitian American to be elected as a New York State civil court judge. Her victory was unanimous. From now on, she will represent 2nd Municipal District, which includes Bedford Stuyvesant, Crown Heights, Clinton Hill and Ocean Hill near Brooklyn (New York, USA). She feels herself heavily blessed to receive this honor and to have the opportunity to serve the whole community in Kings County. It is a moment of pride for the entire Haitian community and the great Pan African black community.

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