Stephen F. Kiely
BACKGROUND: Kiely, 43, of Mattituck is running on the Republican party line in the general election. He has been in private practice for the past two years. Since June 2016 he has been a weekend and holiday defense attorney in Suffolk County. He has been a Village of Greenport prosecutor since January 2018 and a special prosecutor for the Village of Westhampton Dunes since 2015. Previously, he was assistant town attorney for the Town of Southold from May 2014 to August 2016. From November 2010 to May 2014, he was senior deputy Suffolk County clerk. He was special counsel to the Village of Greenport Attorney’s Office from August 2012 to September 2013. He was an associate at Edward Burke Jr. & Associates LLC from February 2008 to November 2010 and at Rapport, Meyers, Whitbeck, Shaw & Rodenhausen LLP from September 2007 to February 2008. He was assistant district attorney in Columbia County District Attorney’s Office from September 2007 to February 2008. He was assistant town attorney for the Town of Southampton from January 2006 to September 2007 and for the Town of Brookhaven from September 2004 to January 2006, and from March 2008 to July 2008. Kiely received a bachelor’s degree from Guilford College in 1998 and a law degree from Hofstra University graduating magna cum laude in 2004. He was admitted to the New York State Bar in 2005.