Robert J. Cimino was the Suffolk County Attorney for 12 years. He has over 20 years of municipal law experience working in the Office of the Suffolk County Attorney, and before that as the Islip Town Attorney. As County Attorney, Robert managed and directed over fifty attorneys in the County’s municipal law office, providing legal representation to the County and prosecuting and defending all civil actions and proceedings in federal and state courts, including all appeals, brought by or against the County, its legislature, and the County’s officers and employees. He is rated “AV” by Martindale Hubbell. Long Island Pulse Magazine has rated Robert a Top Legal Eagle in Suffolk and Nassau Counties for government.
From 1988 through 1991 Robert served as the Islip Town Attorney. From 1980 through 1991 he was the senior partner in Cimino & Prudenti, a firm practicing trusts and estates law and litigation. From 1977 to 1980, he was the Chief Clerk, Chief Law Assistant, and the Law Clerk to the Surrogate at the Suffolk County Surrogate’s Court.
Robert graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School in 1971. He graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo with a Bachelor’s Degree in 1968.