Jaeger, 64, of Roslyn Heights, is running on the Democratic, Green and Working Families party lines in the general election. He has been principal law clerk to State Supreme Court Justice Sharon M.J. Gianelli in Nassau County since January. From 2005 to 2014, Jaeger was a Nassau County Court judge, as well as acting State Supreme Court justice. From 2002 to 2004, he was a District Court judge and from 2000 to 2001, he served as principal law clerk to Judge Meryl J. Berkowitz in Nassau County Court. From 1991 to 1999 he was a partner at Jaeger & Block LLP, and from 1984 to 1999, he was a partner at Cohen & Jaeger. From 1981 to 1984, he was principal law secretary to Alexander Vitale when Vitale served as a county court judge and later as a State Supreme Court justice. From 1978 to 1981 he was associate appellate counsel for the Legal Aid Society of the City of New York, Criminal Appeals Bureau. From 1977 to 1978, he was an associate in the Law Offices of J. Jeffrey Weisenfeld. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1973 and his law degree from New York University in 1976. He was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1977, to the District of Columbia Bar in 1980, to the U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts, in 1977, and to the U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, in 1979.