Judge Arthur M. Diamond received his undergraduate degree from Rutgers University in 1974 and his J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law in 1978. Prior to being elected to the supreme court, Diamond served as a county court judge in 1999 and was reappointed in 2000. Diamond began his career in 1979 at the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office, where he worked until 1986.
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HON. ARTHUR M. DIAMOND, J.S.C.
Supreme Court, Nassau County
100 Supreme Court Drive
Mineola, New York 11501
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Arthur M. Diamond
NYS Supreme Court
3rd Floor, 100 Supreme Court Drive
Mineola, NY 11501-4802
Arthur M. Diamond has served as a Justice of the New York State Supreme Court since January, 2004. He was re-elected to his second fourteen year term in November of 2017.
Justice Diamond is a graduate of Rutgers University (New Brunswick 1974) and Hofstra University School of Law (JD 1978). He began his legal career in the Office of the Nassau County District Attorney Denis Dillon where he spent eight years and served as Deputy Chief of the Trial Bureau. In 1999 and 2000 he was appointed to the County Court by Gov. George Pataki.
His column, Evidentially Speaking, appears regularly in the Nassau Lawyer, the official publication of the Nassau County Bar Association. He has lectured on evidence at the Nassau County Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the New York County Lawyers Association, the Judicial Seminars at the New York State Judicial Institute in White Plains, New York, the Second and Third Departments Attorney for the Child panels and the Hofstra University Continuing Legal Education Institute, among others. He was a co-editor of the Evidence chapter and a peer reviewer of the Article 81 chapter of the 2013 revision of the Bench Book for Judges. In 2016 he was named Clinical Instructor at Stony Brook University School of Medicine where he teaches a course he created, Law and Medicine for Medical Students. In October of 2018 he received the Medical School’s Citizenship Award for outstanding service and contribution to the school.
Judge Diamond has served on the Chief Judge’s statewide Judicial Advisory Council, a committee of Justices dedicated to improving trial practices in New York courts and in 2015 was appointed to the New York State Advisory Committee on Guardianship Matters. In January of 2016 he was appointed Supervising Judge of Guardianship matters for Nassau County.
IX. Guardianship Cases:
All guardianship matters are heard on Fridays only. All guardianship motions, except for annual and final accounts, shall be filed via order to show cause. Appearances are required from petitioner and all opposing parties on the return date of the order to show cause.
For all initial hearings, the Court Evaluator shall submit a copy of his/her report to chambers no later than forty-eight (48) hours before the hearing by emailing same to the Law Clerk. The Court Evaluator may not share his/her report with the interested parties or petitioner prior to submitting same to Chambers. Only after submitting a copy to chambers may the Court Evaluator provide