The Hon. Sylvia Hinds-Radix Law School Scholarship

The scholarship is named in honor of the Hon. Sylvia Hinds-Radix, former President of the Brooklyn Women's Bar Association, former Justice of the Appellate Division, Second, Department, and current Corporation Counsel of the City of New York, in recognition of her dedication to public service and the advancement of women in the law. The scholarship will provide a final-year student with money to defray enrollment costs, based upon merit, need, and commitment to the ideals that the Hon. Sylvia Hinds-Radix represents.

Sylvia Hinds-Radix
The Honorable Sylvia Hinds-Radix

Scholarship Sponsors

Edelman & Edelman, P.C.
Michele S. Mirman Esq./Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.

Abrams Fensterman
Abrams, Gorelick, Friedman & Jacobson, LLP
Ahmuty, Demers & McManus
Avanzino & Moreno
Bamundo Zwal & Schermerhorn, LLP
Blank & Star
Block & O’Toole
Bonina & Bonina, P.C.
Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association
Bruce S. Reznick P.C.
Claire Rush, Esq.
Elefterakis, Elefterakis & Panek
Esquire Bank
Hecht, Kleeger & Damashek P.C.
Hoffman, Roth & Matlin, LLP
Janover LLC, Certified Public Accountants
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith
Lipsig Shapey Manus & Moverman
Mark E. Weinberger, P.C.
Never Too Late To Start / Joseph Sprung
Nguyen Leftt, P.C.
O’Toole & Scrivo
Pillinger Miller & Tarallo
Pollack, Pollack, Isaac & DeCicco
Sacks & Sacks, LLP
Scahill Law Group
Subin & Associates
Weitz & Luxenberg
Wendy R. Fleishman, Esq.
Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker LLP
Zaremba Brown PLLC

Barry McTiernan and Moore LLC
Burns & Harris
The Caribbean American Lawyers Association
Creative Capital
Daniella Levi & Associates, PC/IME Watchdog, Inc.
Fleischner Potash
Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hersenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf
Godosky & Gentile, P.C.
Goetz Schenker & Blee
Law Offices of Nicholas E Tzaneteas
Leav & Steinberg, LLP
Lionshead Wealth Managers
Moran Levine Dolan P.C.
Napoli, Shkolnik, PLLC
Rappaport Glass Levine & Zullo LLP
Schreier & Wachsman
Seth A. Harris, PLLC
Victoria Wickman, Esq.
Wingate Russotti Shapiro Halperin & Moses

Black Marjieh & Sanford LLP
Creative Alternatives
Jeffrey Feldman & Hon. Marsha Steinhardt (Ret.)
Joshua Stein, Esq.
Lisa Michael & Associates, PC
Meryl Schwartz, Esq.
Regina Skyer & Associates
Shafer Partners, LLP
Shari R. Gordon, Esq., WBASNY Vice-President
Sheri Holland, Esq.
Shoshana T. Bookson, Esq.
Steven Cordero, Esq., President Puerto Rican Bar Association

Hon. Sylvia Hinds-Radix

Hon. Sylvia Hinds-Radix

Justice Sylvia Hinds-Radix was appointed as the 81st Corporation Counsel of the City of New York on February 25, 2022. In this role, she is the attorney for the City of New York, the Mayor, the City Council and all City agencies - both Mayoral and non-Mayoral. Prior to her appointment as Corporation Counsel, Justice Hinds-Radix served as an Associate Justice of the NYS Appellate Division, Second Department from 2012. In December of 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo designated Justice Hinds-Radix as a member of the NYS Constitutional Bench. Before joining the Appellate Division, she served as Administrative Judge for Civil Matters in the Second Judicial District for three and a half years. In her capacity as Administrative Judge, Justice Hinds-Radix oversaw both the New York State Supreme Court, Civil Term and the New York City Civil Court, which also encompasses the Housing Court of the City of New York. Justice Hinds-Radix was elected to the Supreme Court, Kings County in November of 2004 and served as a New York City Civil Court Judge, from 2002 through 2004, spending her first year in the Criminal Court of Kings County. In 1985, soon after graduating from Howard University School of Law, Justice Hinds-Radix joined the legal staff of District Council 37 Municipal Employees Legal Services, where she remained until her Civil Court election in 2001. While at DC 37, she practiced in the areas of Civil Practice, Bankruptcy, Landlord/Tenant and was the General Counsel of the immigration program; a program which she founded.

Justice Hinds-Radix earned her Bachelors of Science Degree from the University of Massachusetts, her Master’s Degree in Political Science from Long Island University and received her Jurist Doctorate Degree from Howard University School of Law. Justice Hinds-Radix also received an Honorary Doctorate from Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY). In addition to being admitted to practice law in the State of New York, Justice Hinds-Radix is also admitted to the United States Federal Court: Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Justice Hinds-Radix is married to Dr. Joseph Radix and they are the proud parents of three wonderful daughters.

An IRS 501(c)3 nonprofit affiliated with the Brooklyn Women's Bar Association, a founding chapter of the Women's Bar Association of the State of New York (WBASNY)


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