James A. Saladino
BACKGROUND: Saladino, 54, of Port Jefferson is running on the Republican, Conservative, Independence and Reform party lines in the general election. He is a principal law clerk for New York State Supreme Court Justice William J. Condon and was a law clerk for the acting state Supreme Court Justice James Hudson from 2011 to 2017. Saladino was a part-time deputy town attorney in Riverhead responsible primarily for enforcement of town code violations in the Riverhead Town Justice Court from February 2010 to December 2010. He was a partner in the firm Saladino & Harthill from May 2002 to 2010. Saladino was an assistant district attorney for Suffolk County from December 1991 to 1999 and July 2000 to April 2002. He was a deputy town attorney in Southampton from January 2000 to May 2000, serving as counsel to the Southampton Zoning Board of Appeals. Saladino received his undergraduate degree from Boston University in 1986 and graduated from St. John’s University School of Law in 1990. He was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1991. Saladino is a member of the Suffolk County Bar Association and was Criminal Law Committee chairman from 2005 to 2006; 2008 to 2009; and 2009 to 2010. He is a member of the Suffolk County Columbian Lawyers and a past president, 1997. He is a member of the Suffolk Country Criminal Bar Association.