Patrick McCormick has been elected and will be installed as the Suffolk Academy of Law’s twenty-first Dean on June 2, 2017 at the Larkfield, East Northport, New York. McCormick is a partner in the prestigious law firm of Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP, located in Ronkonkoma and Bridgehampton. In this role, McCormick will spearhead educational programs for one of the largest voluntary bar associations in New York State.
McCormick has served as Associate Dean of the Academy of Law for the last two years and is currently a member of the Suffolk County Bar Association’s Board of Directors. In addition to serving as Chair of the Appellate Practice Committee, McCormick has served on the Commercial Division, Landlord/Tenant, and Real Property Committees. He also served with distinction on the Academy of Law’s Strategic Planning and Curriculum Committees. As Associate Dean, he has coordinated and has been a faculty member for numerous programs presented by the Academy.
At CMM, McCormick heads the Litigation and Appeals practice. He litigates complex commercial and real estate matters and counsels clients on issues involving contract disputes, agreements, corporate and partnership dissolutions, trade secrets, insurance claims, real estate title claims, mortgage foreclosures, and leases. His diverse legal career includes serving four years as an Assistant District Attorney in the Bronx, where he prosecuted felony matters and appeals and conducted homicide and other felony investigations at crime scenes. He received his B.A. at Fordham University and his law degree from St. John’s University School of Law.
Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP is a premier law firm with offices in Ronkonkoma and Bridgehampton, New York. Over the past generation, CMM attorneys have played a central role in the most critical legal issues and transactions affecting Long Island. The firm has earned the prestigious HIA-LI Business Achievement Award and LIBN Corporate Citizenship Award, a spot on the U.S. News & World Report list of Best Law Firms, and the coveted title of Best Law Firm on Long Island.
The Suffolk County Bar Association, a professional association comprised of 2,800 lawyers and judges, was founded in 1908 to serve the needs of the local legal community and the public. The Association develops and offers continuing legal education programs through the Suffolk Academy of Law, as well as public services, such as a Lawyer Referral Service through which members of the public are referred to lawyers with expertise in a wide variety of areas of law. For information about this service, call (631) 234-5577.