Hon. Amanda E. White

The Hon. Amanda E. White is currently Supervising Judge of Kings County Family Court, a position she has held since June 2015. Since her appointment to the bench in January, 2011, Judge White has presided in Brooklyn. Judge White also currently chairs the Committee for Lesbian, Gay, bi-sexual & Transgender Matters of the NYC Family Court Advisory Council to the Administrative Judge. Judge White is one of two Judges with a “Crossover Youth” Part, handling juvenile delinquency and child protective cases for young people who are dually involved in those systems. Prior to her appointment to the bench, Judge White was Attorney-in-Charge of the Bronx Trial Office of the Legal Aid Society’s Juvenile Rights Division, where she had worked in various capacities for 18 years. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa and her law degree from New York University School of Law