Nassau County Court Judge

Posted: 10/29/2017 12:52:00 -04:00 Updated:

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Jerald S. Carter - C, IN, R, TRP

Background
Carter, 65, of Mineola, is running on the Republican, Conservative, Independence and Tax Revolt party lines. Carter has been a Nassau County Court judge and an acting Supreme Court justice since 1998. He was a Town of Hempstead attorney in 1997 and a Nassau County District Court judge in 1996. From 1989 to 1996, Carter was a Hempstead Village Court judge. From 1983 to 1990, he was a negotiating attorney for the Hempstead school board, and from 1977 to 1980 he was a Nassau County assistant district attorney. Carter received his bachelor’s degree from Fisk University and his law degree from Howard University. He was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1978. He is a member of the Nassau County and the Amistad Long Island Black bar associations.

Joseph R. Conway - D, G, WF, WEP

Background
Conway, 58, of Willison Park, is running on the Democratic, Green, Working Families and Women’s Equality party lines. He has been a defense attorney and partner at LaRusso, Conway & Bartling in Mineola since October 2004. Previously, he was an assistant U.S. attorney from August 1990 to September 2004 and was chief of the Long Island criminal division from 2000-2003. He was law clerk to Judge Mark A. Constantino, United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, from 1988 to 1990 and was a court clerk at the federal court in Brooklyn from 1977 to 1988. He received a bachelor’s degree from St. John’s University and a juris doctorate from Brooklyn Law School. He was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1988. He is a member of the federal and Nassau County bar associations.

Christopher G. Quinn - C, IN, R, TRP, Ref

Background
Quinn, 62, of Wantagh, is running on the Republican, Conservative, Independence, Reform and Tax Revolt party lines. He has been a County Court judge and an acting Supreme Court judge since 2008. He was appointed as supervising judge of the Nassau County Court in 2013. Previously, he was a District Court judge from 1998-2007 and was a deputy attorney general in charge of the criminal division for New York State from 1995 to 1998. He was a law clerk for former Nassau County Court Judge Donald E. Belfi from 1985 to 1994. He graduated from LIU Post and received his law degree from Albany Law School of Union University. He was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1981. He is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association.

Tammy S. Robbins - D, G, WF, Ref, WEP

Background
Robbins, 56, of Locust Valley, is running on the Democratic, Green, Working Families, Women’s Equality and Reform party lines. Since January 2015, she has been principal court attorney to Judge Conrad D. Singer in Nassau County Family Court. She had been a Nassau County Court judge from 2005 through 2014, where she presided over criminal and felony cases as well as the felony DWI court. From 2004 to 2005, Robbins was principal court attorney to County Court Judge David J. Ayres, and from 2000 to 2004, she was principal court attorney to County Court Judge Jeffrey S. Brown. Robbins was a Nassau County assistant district attorney specializing in prosecuting narcotics cases, and headed the district attorney’s Street Gang Investigation Unit from 1989 to 2000. She received her bachelor’s degree in economics from the University at Albany and her law degree from Hofstra University School of Law. She was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1989.

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