Judge Profile

Joseph C. Calabrese

Judicial Experience:

  • Judge, Nassau County District Court, Elected, 1994 to 2013
  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Nassau County, 2005
  • Judge, Nassau County District Court, 1985 to 1993
  • Acting Judge, Surrogate Court, Nassau County
  • Acting Presiding Judge, District Court, 1992
  • Acting County Court Judge, Nassau County, 1986

Other Professional Experience:

  • General and Labor Counsel, Sanitary District No. 6, Town of Hempstead, 1977 to 1985
  • Private Practice of Law, 1976 to 1984
  • Assistant Town Attorney, Town of Hempstead, 1975 to 1977
  • Assistant District Attorney, Nassau County, 1972 to 1975

Education:

  • J.D., St. John's University School of Law, 1971
  • B.B.A.-Public Accounting, St. John's University, 1966

Admission to the Bar:

  • United States District, Eastern District of NY, 1973
  • NYS, Appellate Division, Second Department, 1972

Publications/Lectures:

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • County Court Judge's Association of New York, 1994 - present
  • 10th District Representative, 1998 - 2004
  • Secretary/Treasurer, 2003
  • 3rd Vice President, 2004
  • 2nd Vice President, 2005
  • New York State Bar Association, Judicial Section, 1986 - 2005
  • Vice Chairman, Nassau County Bar Association, Judicial Section, 1996 - 1997
  • Professional Ethics Committee, 1981 - 2005
  • Criminal Law Procedure Committee, 1985 - 2005
  • Member, Catholic Lawyer's Guild
  • Member, Columbian Lawyer's Association
  • President, Franklin Square Kiwanis
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