Amsterdam, Birdie
1902 -

Born: 3/25/1902 in New York, New York
Professional Facts

Regions and States of Practice:
NY, Northeast
Legal Education:
New York University School of Law
Other Education:
City College of the City of New York
Positions During Her Career:
Co-leader and New York committee-man of eighth Aldermanic District of the Democratic Party for New York County
Counsel of Women's Democratic Organization of New York County
Practiced in New York
Jurist of the Municipal Court of the City of New York
Woman elected to the Municipal Court in New York County
Woman on the State Supreme Court in New York (1958)
Received Gold Key and Scroll for "Outstanding Leadership and Service in the Promotion of Jewish Culture and Interfaith Ideals" from Dean Emeritus E. George Payne of the School of Education of New York University

Further Research Materials

Justice Amsterdam, First Woman on Bench
Judith S. Kaye, Justice Amsterdam, First Woman on Bench, New York Law Journal (May 6, 1991), available at:
Laura Miller Derry, Digest of Women Lawyers and Judges. Lousville, Kentucky: Dunne Press (1949)