Mercedes Colwin Biography
Mercedes Colwin is a skilled American Attorney who served for 9 years as the administrative law judge for the New York State Division of Human Rights, currently working at FNC as a contributor where she provides legal analysis for the network. She joined the news team in 2005.
Mercedes Colwin Age
How old is Colwin? She is 59 years old as of 2023. Colwin was born on October 12, 1964, in New York, USA. She also celebrates her birthday on October 12th every year.
Mercedes Colwin Education
She attended and graduated from New York University where she received her B.A in English and her J.D. from Brooklyn Law School.
Mercedes Colwin Height|Weight
Colwin stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs
Mercedes Colwin Family
She was born in the united state to her Hispanic mother and a Jewish father. She is from a mixed Jewish-Latin family. Colwin was brought up alongside her six siblings. She tragically lost her parents and her brother, Auther in 2009.
Mercedes Colwin Husband
She is happily married to Hans, hence she has not disclosed information regarding her husband. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Mercedes Colwin Children
Colwin and her husband Hans are blessed with one daughter, hence she has not disclosed information regarding her daughter. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Mercedes Colwin Career
Colwin founded the partner in Gordon & Rees’ New York Office where she handles a wide variety of litigation, including employment law, commercial litigation, class actions, products liability, professional liability, wage and hour class actions, civil rights violations, and criminal law.
Throughout the country, she successfully tried 48 cases to verdict in various jurisdictions. Before starting a private practice, she worked as an Administrative Law Judge for the New York State Division of Human Rights. She attended and graduated from New York University where she received her B.A in English and her J.D. from Brooklyn Law School.
She landed her first gig in the years 1996 after graduating from Law School. For their Gig, she was Appointed the Administrative Law Judge by Governor Micheal Pataki. For 9 years of her career, she remained in this administrative position. An administrative law judge (ALJ) in the United States is a judge and trier of fact who both presides over trials and adjudicates the claims or disputes (in other words, ALJ-controlled proceedings are bench trials) involving administrative law.
Additionally, in Accordance with her work and services, Forbes Business American Airlines named her as one of the Six Most Prolific Women in America. Besides that, she has also garnered several honors including Graciela Olivarez Award from Notre Dame Law School. Concerning her profession as an analyst, she made it to the position as one of the top legal analysts in the media.
Mercedes Colwin political affiliation
Colwin came out with a contentious explanation of the sexual harassment claiming that victims of sexual predators were “few and far between,” which followed several negative comments on social media. But later, she managed to apologize for her judgemental statements in 2007.
ALJs can administer oaths, take testimony, rule on questions of evidence, and make factual and legal determinations. And depending upon the agency’s jurisdiction, proceedings may have complex multi-party adjudication, as is the case with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, or simplified and less formal procedures, as is the case with the Social Security Administration.
The Administrative Procedure Act of 1946 (APA) requires that federal ALJs be appointed based on scores achieved in a comprehensive testing procedure, including a four-hour has written examination and an oral examination before a panel that includes an Office of Personnel Management representative, an American Bar Association representative, and a sitting federal ALJ. Federal ALJs are the only merit-based judicial corps in the United States.
Mercedes Colwin On Fox News
She is widely regarded as one of the top national legal analysts on the Fox News Network, she regularly appears on the network to discuss critical national legal issues
Mercedes Colwin Salary|Net Worth
Colwin has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which she earned from her broadcasting career.
Mercedes Colwin Social Media Platforms
Colwin is very active on social media platforms and has over 4k followers on Twitter, 1k followers on Instagram, and over 4k followers on Facebook.