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Peter John McQuillan

Peter John McQuillan, American judge. Bar: New York 54.


McQuillan, Peter John was born on February 26, 1929 in New York City. Son of Peter Vincent and Mary (McLeod) McQuillan.


Bachelor of Science, Long Island University, 1951. Bachelor of Laws, Fordham University, 1954. Master of Laws, New York Law School, 1959.


Assistant district attorney New York County, 1954—1959. Assistant counsel New York State Investigation Commission, 1959—1961. Counsel New York State Penal Law Revision Commission, 1962—1968.

Director Crime Control Planning Office, 1968—1971. Judge New York City Criminal Court, 1971—1972. Justice New York State Supreme Court, since 1972.

Member Criminal Procedure Advisory Committee, since 1972, Criminal Jury Instruction Committee, since 1976. Served with United States Army, 1946-1948.


Married Dorothy Visconti McQuillan, November 7, 1953 (deceased March 1981). 1 child Veronica; Married Carol J. Halprin, September 25, 1984.