Hon. Derrick Robinson, Esq.

Former President



Prior to becoming a Judge in the Suffolk County District Court of New York State; the Hon. Derrick J. Robinson was appointed to the State of New York, Office of the Attorney General, as an Assistant Attorney General. Prior to joining the Office of the Attorney General, Judge Robinson was Chief Deputy Town Attorney for the Town of Brookhaven where he was the head of the Litigation Group. Judge Robinson spent 25 years as the Principal Assistant County Attorney in the Suffolk County Attorney’s Office, General Litigation Bureau. Judge Robinson is a member of the New York State Bar Association and a former member of the House of Delegates, the governing body of the State Bar Association. He is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Suffolk County Bar Association and served as Chair of its Judicial Screening Committee. He is an active member of the Professional Ethics Committee, the Bench and Bar Committee, and the Nominating Committee of the Suffolk County Bar Association. Judge Robinson was the founding president of the Amistad Long Island Black Bar Association. Judge Robinson is a graduate of Howard University and The Antioch School of Law. He later studied Copyright Law and Municipal Finance Law at New York Law School. He has served on the Board of Directors of Suffolk County Martin Luther King Commission, NACEC, CDC Inc. and Amistad. He is a Deacon in his Church and President of the Trustee Board. He is married to Dr. Pamela C. Allen and is a proud father, grandfather and father-in-law.

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