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Karen T. Beltran ’02

The Honorable Karen T. Beltran, Esq. ’02 is a Yonkers City Court Judge, appointed February 5, 2023.

Beltran spent more than 15 years serving the Westchester County government, most recently as the deputy administrator for Westchester County’s Independent Office of Assigned Counsel and as the senior assistant county attorney for the County’s Family Law and Litigation Bureaus. She served as a law clerk for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Beltran is a member of the New York State Bar Association and, next June, will become the vice president of the 9th Judicial District of the organization. She is a member of the board of directors of the Westchester County Bar Association and the Westchester County Black Bar Association and a member of the NYS Grievance Committee. She also serves on the board of directors for Yonkers Partners in Education and CLUSTER Community Services.

Previously, she was president of the Yonkers PTA and the region director of the Westchester/East Putnam Region PTA (WEPR).

An active participant in alumni activities, she recently participated in an event presented by the Purchase LatinX Alumni Network (PLXN) in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month last fall.

A member of the EOP program here at Purchase, Beltran earned her Juris Doctor Degree from the University at Buffalo School of Law.