Kevins, 62, of Mount Sinai, is running on the Democratic, Conservative and Independence party lines. She has been a Suffolk County District Court judge since 2015. She was a principal court attorney/principal law clerk for the Supreme Court in both Nassau and Suffolk counties from 2005 to 2014. In 2011, she was a founder of the Partnership to Advance Women Leaders. From 2005 to 2010, Kevins trained judges throughout the state at the New York State Judicial Institute. She was a prosecutor for the Suffolk County district attorney’s office from 1998 to 2005. She also is an adjunct professor at St. John’s University School of Law since 2012. She was a representative for the North Shore Special Education PTA from 1990 to 2000. Kevins graduated from Empire State College and Hofstra University School of Law. She was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1997. She is a member of Suffolk County Bar Association, Nassau County Bar Association and National Association of Women Judges, a former vice president of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York and former director of the Suffolk County Women’s Bar Association. Kevins was the co-founder and president of Hofstra Law Women while in law school from 1993 to 1996.