Judge Christopher Quinn, a resident of Wantagh, has been appointed as Supervising Judge of the Nassau County Court.
Judge Quinn will be responsible for the day-to day oversightand supervision of 17 judges and approximately 175 non-judicial personnel. The Nassau County Court receives nearly 3000 filing each year.
"Judge Quinn is an extraordinary judge with a great respect for the residents of NassauCounty and our system of justice," said Hon. Thomas A. Adams, Administrative Judge of NassauCounty. "He possesses an unwavering quality of fairness, integrity and compassion."
In 1998 Judge Quinn was elected to the Nassau County District Court. He was appointedSupervising Judge of the District Court in 2006. During his tenure as Supervising Judge of theDistrict Court, Judge Quinn oversaw the planning and implementation of the Mental Health Part,the Adolescent Diversion Part, the Veterans Part and the recently added Human Trafficking Part. He was also assigned to preside over the Domestic Violence part.
In 2007, Judge Quinn was elected to the Nassau County Court. In 2009, he also assumed the responsibilities of supervising thetwo city courts in Nassau County- the City Courts of Long Beach and the City Court Glen Cove- assigned to the Domestic Violence Felony Part.
Prior to being elected to the Bench, Judge Quinn was the Deputy Attorney General inCharge of the Criminal Division of the New York State Attorney General’s office. His responsibilities included managing all criminal prosecutions in the Organized Crime Task Force,the Medicaid Control Unit and the Criminal Prosecutions Bureau. He also served as the Co-chairof the Governor’s Insurance Fraud Task Force. Prior to serving the Attorney General, Judge Quinn held a number of positions in the New York State Unified Court System, as well as being anAssociate in a prominent New York law firm.
Judge Quinn is a frequent lecturer at the Nassau County Bar Association and variousother organizations. He serves as a member of the Board of Directors of St. Joseph’s Hospital in Bethpage, the Long Island Metropolitan Lacrosse Foundation and the Wantagh/Seaford PAL. Judge Quinn has been recognized and honored by the Criminal Courts Bar Association ofNassau County, the Court Officers Benevolent Association of Nassau County, the Fraternal Order of Court Officers and the Nassau Police Emerald Society of Nassau County.