Induction was held inside a court room at the Queens Civil Court located at 89–17 Sutphin Blvd, Jamaica NY.
In attendance were judges, attorneys, political leaders such Hon. Leroy Comrie, New York City Council Member Daneek Miller, Friends and Family, some familiar faces from the Guy R. Brewer Democratic Club, and still more from inside and outside her community. The Master of Ceremony was none other than Judge Cheree Buggs brother who is a renowned Radio Personality Fred Buggs.
Judge Buggs has nearly nine (9) years experience as a sitting judge. She was elected to the Civil Court of the City of New York, Queens County in 2007; she then presided in Queens Family Court for one (1) year; Civil Court for seven (7) years--nearly four (4) of those years as a "hybrid" Acting Supreme Court Justice; Criminal Court (weekend arraignments) for approximately 4 1/2 years; and Supreme Court since January 2016. She has a diverse legal background, including having handled various matters as a solo practitioner before becoming a judge, as well having served in a quasi-judicial capacity for various City agencies (Parking Violations, Environmental Control Board, Department of Health), and having been a legislative attorney with the New York City Council for two (2) years. Judge Buggs has received numerous awards and accolades over the years for her role as a community servant. She considers it an privilege to be able to serve the people of her native Queens County as a member of the judiciary.