By Adina Genn, Long Island Business News
Patrick McCormick / Photo by Bob GiglionePatrick McCormick will be installed as the twenty-first dean of the Suffolk Academy of Law, the educational branch of the Suffolk County Bar Association, on June 2 at Larkfield in East Northport.

McCormick is a partner and heads the litigation and appeals practice at Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, a law firm headquartered in Ronkonkoma. He has served as associate dean of the Suffolk Academy of Law for two years, and is also on the Suffolk Bar’s board of directors.

At Campolo, McCormick litigates commercial and real estate matters, and advises clients on contract disputes, agreements, corporate and partnership dissolutions, trade secrets, insurance claims, real estate title claims, mortgage foreclosures and leases.

His career also includes a four-year stint as an assistant district attorney in the Bronx, where he prosecuted felonies and appeals and conducted homicide and other investigations. He earned his B.A. at Fordham University and received his law degree from St. John’s University School of Law.

Founded in 1908, the Suffolk County Bar Association’s membership comprises 2,800 lawyers and judges.

McCormick also served on the Academy of Law’s strategic planning and curriculum committees. As associate dean, he coordinated and served as a faculty member for programs presented by the Suffolk Academy of Law.