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District Court Judge Robert H. Spergel
Candidate for the
Supreme Court
Tenth Judicial District
(Nassau and Suffolk)

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Candidate Biography
Personal Statement
  • For the last four years, Judge Spergel has been a Nassau County District Court Judge assigned to the Driving While Intoxicated Criminal Part where he presides exclusively over cases involving Driving While Intoxicated by alcohol and drugs. In this capacity, Judge Spergel has handled well over 1000 cases and has presided over approximately 50 jury trials. Prior to becoming a District Court Judge, Judge Spergel was in private practice for 10 years, focusing on federal litigation. Prior to becoming an attorney, Judge Spergel was a member of the New York City Police Department, retiring in 1993 as a Detective. While a member of the NYPD, Judge Spergel held positions in both the Narcotics Division and the Organized Crime Investigations Division. Judge Spergel has been involved in community service through his dedication over the past 15 years as a support group leader for parents of chronically ill children for the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of American (CCFA), Long Island Chapter, as well as serving as a member of the Board Of Trustees for CCFA. CCFA is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cure for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
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Party Membership
  • Democrat
Party Line
  • Working Families
Campaign Web Site
  • CUNY School of Law at Queens College, JD, 1996
Admitted to Bar
  • New York 1997
  • New Jersey 1997
  • Florida 1997
  • North Carolina 2007
  • Nassau County District Court Judge
Professional Experience
  • 1996-2007 Judge Spergel was in private practice focusing primarily on Federal Litigation involving Employment Discrimination and Sexual harassment.
  • 1981-1993 Member of the NYPD retiring as a Detective. Worked in the Narcotics Division and the Organized Crime Investigations Division.

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