Judge Profile

Michael A. Ciaffa

Judicial Experience:

  • Judge, Nassau County District Court, Elected, 2009 to 2014

Other Professional Experience:

  • Partner, Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, PC, 1989 to 2008
  • Associate, Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, PC, 1984 to 1989
  • Staff Attorney, Legal Aid Society of the City of New York, 1977 to 1983
  • Law Secretary to Hon. Jeffrey G. Stark, Supreme Court, Nassau County, 1983


  • J.D., Saint John's University School of Law, 1977
  • B.A., Colgate University, 1974

Admission to the Bar:

  • NYS, Appellate Division, Second Department
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States Court of Appeals - Second Circuit
  • United States District Court - Eastern and Southern Districts of New York


  • The Common Law Lives, Perspectives Column New York Law Journal, April 25, 2007

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • Moot Court Competition
  • Author of Moot Court Problem, 2008
  • Director, Saint John's University School of Law, Nassau Chapter, Law School Alumni Association
Profile provided by the New York State Office of Court Administration.