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Stephen L. Ukeiley |

Stephen L. Ukeiley is running for Brookhaven District Court judge, 6th District

Stephen L. Ukeiley

Ukeiley, 44, of East Setauket, is running on the Democratic and Conservative party lines. He has been the principal law clerk for Court of Claims Judge Richard I. Horowitz since July. He has been a Suffolk County District Court judge from 2009 to 2014, acting Suffolk County court judge from January to December 2014, and presiding judge of the Suffolk County Human Trafficking Court from January 2014 to December 2014. Ukeiley was a court attorney referee in Suffolk County Supreme Court from January to June 2015. He was a private practice attorney from 1997 to 2008 and a law clerk for U.S. Magistrate Judge E. Thomas Boyle from 1996 to 1997. The 1993 Rutgers University graduate received his law degree from Hofstra Law School in 1996. Ukeiley was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1997. He is a member of the Suffolk County Bar Association, the Nassau County Bar Association, the Suffolk County Women's Bar association (board of directors 2012-2015), the Federal Bar Association, and the executive committee of the Alexander Hamilton Inns of Court. Ukeiley is an adjunct professor at Touro Law Center, where he teaches a human trafficking course and landlord and tenant law. He also teaches telecommunications law and policy at the New York Institute of Technology and has authored two editions of "The Bench Guide to Landlord & Tenant Disputes in New York."