University of Denver

Emily Ruben

Judge, Queens County New York Family Court

Emily Ruben is a judge on the New York City Family Court. Previously, she served The Legal Aid Society, Civil Division, for over 18 years as Attorney-in-Charge of the Brooklyn Neighborhood Office, Co-Supervisor of the Domestic Violence Project, and Supervising Attorney of the Citywide Family Law Unit.

She was a member of the Lawyers Committee Against Domestic Violence, which she co-chaired from 2009 through 2012. Ruben is also a member of the New York State Unified Court System’s Matrimonial Practice Advisory Committee, the New York State Judicial Committee on Women in the Courts, and co-chaired the Custody, Visitation, Order of Protection subcommittee of the New York City Family Court Advisory Committee.

Judge Ruben received her law degree from New York University School of Law.