Grace E. Lee
Honorable Grace E. Lee has dedicated her career to public service and currently serves as an Administrative Law Judge for New York State. In her judicial role, Judge Lee adjudicates proceedings involving federal, state and local public benefits.
Prior to her judicial appointment, Judge Lee facilitated the development of laws and policies impacting the welfare of children and communities in New York State and managed child care enforcement proceedings as a litigation attorney in the Division of Legal Affairs for the New York State Office of Children and Family Services. Judge Lee also previously served at the New York State Governor's Office, identifying pertinent legal and legislative issues impacting New York constituents.
Judge Lee is passionate about advocating for civic participation and fair representation in underrepresented communities and writes and speaks on the topic in various forums.
Judge Lee received a B.A. from Boston College and J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and is an active member of several volunteer organizations and bar associations including the Asian American Bar Association of New York and Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York, and has previously served on the New York State Bar Association's President's Committee on Access to Justice.