Yacine Barry-Wun


Yacine Barry-Wun joined the Law Department of the NYS Supreme Court’s Civil Branch as an Associate Court Attorney in January 2017. Prior to joining the Law Department, she was appointed as Special Counsel for Housing Court Initiatives with the NYS Courts Access to Justice Program, where she served as Director of the Volunteer Lawyers Program, the Volunteer Lawyer for the Day Program, the Assigned Counsel Project Internship Program, and the Court Navigator Program. Previously, she clerked for a Civil Court Judge as a Legal Fellow, before joining the NYC Civil Court as a Court Attorney focusing on civil and housing matters. Prior to her NYWBA Presidency, she was an Officer, Director, CLE Committee Chair, and President’s Liaison to Committee Chairs. She was also NYWBA’s representative on the Boards of the NY Women’s Agenda and the NYWBA Foundation. She was a member of the Gender Fairness Committee of the NY County Civil Court and the NY County Housing Court representative to the Citywide Association of Law Assistants. She is also a former member of the NYC Bar Association’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee. She is currently First Vice President of the Network of Bar Leaders, a coalition of more than 50 member bar associations in the Greater NY metropolitan area. She received a law degree from University Robert Schuman in Strasbourg, France, and an LL.M. in International Legal Studies from Georgetown University Law Center. Her native language is French, and she is proficient in German and Spanish.