Biography

  

Professional Experience

Appointed Nassau County District Court Judge - March 2012

Elected to a Six Year Term - November 2012

Presiding Judge - DWI/DWAI - Dedicated Part 7 Trial Court

NYS Unified Court System Social Media Task Force

President - Nassau County District Court Judges Association

Legal Experience in both Public and Private Sector

Prosecuted Bribery, Corruption & Official Misconduct Cases in both State & Federal Courts

Nassau County Assistant District Attorney

 Found "Well Qualified" by Nassau County Bar Association 

Chief - Bias Crime Unit

Special Assistant United States Attorney - EDNY

Partner - General Practice Law Firm

Special Counsel to the Town Supervisor

Counsel - Locust Valley Fire District

Counsel - Nassau County DA Investigator's PBA

Admitted to practice law in New York, U.S. District Court for the Eastern & Southern Districts of New York, U.S. District Court of New Jersey and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Faculty - National Advocacy Center - National Association of DA's

Lecturer - Nassau County Bar Association

Commentator & Analyst - Court TV

U.S. Department of Justice Award for Public Service


Education

Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D. - 1987

Clerk - Chief Judge - U.S. Court of Appeals

Moot Court Board

Director - Juvenile Justice Clinic

Bucknell University, Bachelor of Arts, 1984

Dean's List - Economics & Political Science

Omicron Delta Epsilon - Economics Honor Society


Community

Community & Civic Volunteer

Board of Directors - Grenville Baker Boys & Girls Club 

Youth Sports Coach & Referee

Long Island Mentoring Partnership

Kiwanis Club of the Nassau County Courthouses - Scholarship Committee

Locust Valley Cemetery Board Member

Nassau County Youth Board

Catholic Lawyers Guild

Irish Americans in Government

Nassau County Women's Bar Association

Criminal Court's Bar Association of Nassau County

Former Assistant District Attorneys Association of Nassau County

Ancient Order of Hibernians