Hon. Douglas E. McKeon is the Administrative Judge for Civil Matters for the 12th Judicial District (Bronx) and is the Statewide Coordinator for Medical Malpractice Matters. In 2013, he also served as Administrative Judge for Criminal Matters, during which a Veterans Court was established and a significant reduction of aged cases was achieved. Justice McKeon served as Associate Counsel to the Speaker of the New York State Assembly, New York City Tax Commissioner and Judge of the Civil Court prior to his election as Justice of the Supreme Court in 1989. While a Justice, he served as a member of the New York State Judicial Conference and was Acting Surrogate of Bronx County.
Justice McKeon graduated from Lehman College and New York Law School.