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Barry Michael Kamins

Barry Michael Kamins, lawyer. Bar: New York 1969, United States District Court (eastern and southern districts) New York 1973, United States Supreme Court 1974.

Background

Kamins, Barry Michael was born on October 3, 1943 in Brooklyn. Son of Abe and Evelyn Bertha (Goffen) Kamins.

Education

Bachelor, Columbia University, New York City, 1965. Juris Doctor, Rutgers University, Newark, 1968.

Career

Assistant district attorney, 1969-1973. Deputy chief Criminal Court Bureau, 1971-1973. Partner Flamhaft, Levy, Kamins & Hirsch, 1973—2008.

Judge New York City Criminal Court, since 2008. Administrative judge criminal matters 2d Judicial District, since 2009. Chairman grievance committee 2d and 11th Judicial District, 1994-1998.

Adjunct professor Fordham Law School, Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn Law School. Adjunct professor criminal law New York Technology College. Appointed special prosecutor, Kings County, 1990-1992.

Chairman oversight committee Criminal Defense Organization 2d Appellate Division, since 1997.

Membership

Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association (vice president, chair committee professor discipline 1999-2004), Brooklyn Bar Association (past president, chair judicial committee 1994-1998, vice president), Kings County Criminal Bar Association (past president), Association Bar City New York (president 2006-2008, vice president chair judicial committee 1998-2001, executive committee 2001-2005, chair executive commission, 2004-2005, vice president since 2005, member continuing legal education board, board editors New York Law Journal).

Connections

Married Fern Louise Kamins, March 30, 1968. 1 child, Allyson.