At the time of John's retirement, he was seeking to enter practice as a medical malpractice attorney.

He was admitted to the Bar in New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C.
Federal Courts for Eastern District of New York, Southern District of New York, District
Court of New Jersey, Supreme Court of the United States
Staff attorney and legal advisor to P.O.N.Y.

New York State Certified Law Enforcement Instructor

International Police Association, Life Member
Fraternal Order of Police, Member
1st Lieutenant, New York Guard



J. D., June 1990 New York University School of Law
New York, New York

B.A., May 1985; Major: Psychology

Languages: French, Spanish, Russian & Swedish



Dean’s List, five semesters, SUNY Stony Brook
1988 Public Interest Grant Recipient
NYU Law School Foundation Scholarship
Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity
Chief Justice of Student Judiciary, SUNY SB


Immigration Lawyer
New York, New York
Attorney December 1992 - August 1993

General Practice specializing in immigration law in association with Barry L. Frager, Esq. Sole responsibility for many immigration matters for clients from the Middle East, China, India and Latin America. Conducted hearings seeking political asylum for these clients as well as assisted them with other matters. Worked on variety of general practice matters as well.

The New York City Police Department

New York, NY August 1993 - September 11, 2001