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John L. Kase*

Acting Supreme Court Judge/ Nassau County Court Judge (Term 2005-2015)

John founded the firm with Jim in 1978 and was Senior Partner until 2004, when he was elected County Court Judge of Nassau County.   At Kase & Druker, John expertly litigated criminal matters and was a seasoned trial and appellate attorney.  He represented thousands of clients in state and federal courts.

John began his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in Bronx County in 1967.  He then served as a Special Attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice, Organized Crime and Racketeering Strike Force.  He was an Assistant Attorney General for the New York State Organized Crime Task Force and was appointed Assistant District Attorney in Nassau County, where he was Chief of the District Court Bureau, Narcotics Bureau and the Rackets Bureau.

He is a graduate of New York University and St. John’s School of Law.  He continues to serve on numerous boards of various professional organizations and has been recognized by many groups as an accomplished trial attorney and a respected jurist.