Friday, 25 June 2010 00:00
Nassau County Administrative Judge Anthony Marano announced the appointment of the Hon. David W. McAndrews as Judge of the Nassau County District Court.
“Judge McAndrews is a highly respected member of the legal community,” said Judge Anthony Marano. “He is a person of unquestionable integrity and brings a wealth of knowledge regarding all areas of the law. His extensive experience in criminal prosecution, law enforcement, and criminal defense litigation affords him the unique opportunity to serve the residents of Nassau County.”
Prior to his appointment as Judge of the District Court, Judge McAndrews was a founding partner of McAndrews & Christiansen LLP, a general practice firm with a focus on criminal defense litigation. In 1997, he founded McAndrews & Berliner and in 1993 founded McAndrews and Associates.
Judge McAndrews received his JD degree from St. John’s University School of Law. In 1992, Judge McAndrews served as a prosecutor in the Office of the Nassau County District Attorney. He was a Supervisory Special Agent within the Department of Treasury- United States Customs Service. As Supervisory Agent, he was responsible for the supervision of 20 Special Agents participating in collaborative law enforcement operations and working in conjunction with NY State Troopers and local police officers. Investigations he supervised and participated in included narcotics distribution and money laundering. Judge McAndrews also served as Special Agent in the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. In that position he initiated investigations concerning violations of Gun Control Act of 1968, as well as various arson and explosive violations.
Judge McAndrews served as attorney for the Police Benevolent Association (PBA) and the Village of Farmingdale. He is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association, Criminal Bar Association and Columbian Lawyers Association.
Judge McAndrews resides in Westbury with his wife of 36 years.