Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, a premier law firm with offices in Westbury, Ronkonkoma, and Bridgehampton, proudly announces that Senior Partner Patrick McCormick has been elected to the Executive Committee (as Secretary) of the Suffolk County Bar Association. This election is a significant professional milestone for McCormick, who has just completed a successful two-year term as Dean of the Academy of Law, the SCBA’s educational arm. McCormick will be sworn in at the SCBA’s 111th Annual Installation Dinner on June 7, 2019.
McCormick chairs the Appellate Practice group at CMM, having built a reputation as a strategic and talented appellate attorney over nearly three decades in the field. Representing clients in civil and criminal matters in both federal and state court, McCormick has argued numerous appeals, including three arguments at the New York State Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court. He is also a respected trial attorney, litigating all types of complex commercial and real estate matters, and also represents national commercial shopping centers, retailers, and publicly traded home builders in commercial and residential landlord-tenant matters.
The Suffolk County Bar Association is one of the largest voluntary bar associations in New York State. As Dean of the Academy, McCormick spearheaded the continuing education of thousands of New York lawyers. During his tenure he helped bring the Academy into the future by increasing the number of programs, utilizing new technology, and offering an unprecedented range of topics, scheduling, and formats. In addition to his new role as Secretary and prior roles on the Board of Directors and as Academy Dean, McCormick has served the SCBA as Chair of the Appellate Practice Committee as well as on the Commercial Division, Landlord/Tenant, and Real Property Committees.