The Honorable Fernando Camacho

Appointed By: Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo

Biography

The Hon. Fernando Camacho is an Acting Justice of the Suffolk County Supreme Court in the Tenth Judicial District of New York. He was appointed to the Supreme Court bench by the Hon. A. Gail Prudenti, former Chief Administrative Judge of the State of New York in 2013. Justice Camacho also serves as a judge for the New York State Court of Claims. He was first appointed to the Court of Claims by former Governor David Patterson in 2008 and was subsequently reappointed to the seat by Governor Andrew Cuomo in 2014.

Justice Camacho’s judicial career began in 1997 when he was appointed to the Kings County Criminal Court by former Mayor Rudy Giuliani. He was then appointed to serve as a judge for the Queens County Criminal Court by former Mayor Michael Bloomberg in 2002. In 2008, then-Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau appointed Justice Camacho to serve as an Acting Justice of the Queens County Supreme Court, Criminal Term. The following year, he was appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Pfau to serve as the Administrative Judge for Criminal Matters in the Eleventh Judicial District. During his tenure on the Queens County Supreme Court bench, Justice Camacho presided over the Integrated Domestic Violence Court.

Justice Camacho received his B.A. from Columbia College in 1982. He went on to earn his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 1985.

He began his legal career as an assistant district attorney with the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, where he was assigned to the Trial Division as well as the Sex Crimes Unit. Then, in 1989, he was promoted to senior trial counsel and began serving in the Homicide Investigation Unit, where he helped prosecute notorious drug gangs.

In 1995, Camacho left the public sector to join the law firm Balsam, Felber, and Fabian, where he practiced as an attorney until his appointment to the Kings County Criminal Court in 1997.

During his tenure as judge, he was instrumental in establishing a prostitution diversion court.
Justice Camacho was born in Cuba and immigrated to the United States when he was nine years old.

Recent Cases by Hon. Fernando Camacho

On July 27, 2020 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Suffolk County. Judge FERNANDO M. CAMACHO/ER presiding.

2 Files
Filed

Jul 27, 2020

Status

RJI Pending

County

Suffolk County, NY

Judge

Hon. FERNANDO M. CAMACHO/ER

Case Last Refreshed

Aug 27, 2022

On June 29, 2020 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Suffolk County. Judge FERNANDO M. CAMACHO/ER presiding.

Filed

Jun 29, 2020

County

Suffolk County, NY

Judge

Hon. FERNANDO M. CAMACHO/ER

On June 15, 2020 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Suffolk County. Judge FERNANDO M. CAMACHO/ER presiding.

2 Files
Filed

Jun 15, 2020

Status

RJI Pending

County

Suffolk County, NY

Judge

Hon. FERNANDO M. CAMACHO/ER

Case Last Refreshed

Oct 16, 2021

On June 1, 2020 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Suffolk County. Judge FERNANDO M. CAMACHO/ER presiding.

2 Files
Filed

Jun 01, 2020

Status

RJI Pending

County

Suffolk County, NY

Judge

Hon. FERNANDO M. CAMACHO/ER

Case Last Refreshed

Nov 11, 2021

On March 13, 2014 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Suffolk County. Judge Camacho, Hon. Fernando M. presiding.

Filed

Mar 13, 2014

County

Suffolk County, NY

Case Last Refreshed

Oct 12, 2021

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