Judge Profile

Merik R. Aaron

Judicial Experience:

  • Judge, Nassau County Family Court, Elected, 2011 to 2020
  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Nassau County, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau, 2011 to 2011
  • Judge, Nassau County Family Court, Appointed, 2006 to 2006

Other Professional Experience:

  • Principal Deputy, Town Attorney, Town of Hempstead, 1994 to 2010
  • Village Attorney, Incorporated Village of Hewlett Harbor, 2001 to 2005; 2006 to 2010


  • M.S., Hostra University
  • J.D., Touro School of Law
  • Ed.D., Doctorate in Administration, Nova Southeastern University
  • Certificate of Advanced Studies and Professional Diploma, Hofstra University
  • B.A., Long Island University

Admission to the Bar:

  • United State Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 1995
  • United States Supreme Court, 1995
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Courts, 1995
  • NYS, Appellate Division, Second Department, 1994
  • Washington, DC, 1993
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals, 1993
  • Minnesota, 1993
  • New Jersey, 1992
  • Connecticut, 1992
  • United States District Courts (Eastern and Southern Districts), 1992

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Past President and Chairman of the Board, The Nassau Lawyer's Association of Long Island
  • Chairman, Fee Conciliation Committee, Bar Association of Nassau County
  • Member, NYSBA
  • Member, American Judges Association
  • Member, New York State Family Court Judges Association
  • Past President, Kiwanis Club of Carle Place-Westbury and Kiwanis Club of Five Towns
Profile provided by the New York State Office of Court Administration.