Michael A. Schillinger, Esq.

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  • St. John's University School of Law
    • Juris Doctorate
    • Honors: Executive Director on the board of the Polestino Trial Advocacy Institute, Internals Coach, 2015
    • Honors: John Marshall Law School/American Bar Association Criminal Justice Trial Competition, Finalist, 2015
    • Honors: Buffalo – Niagara Mock Trial Competition, Semi-Finalist, 2014
    • Honors: Texas Young Lawyer’s Association National Trial Competition National Tournament, Competitor, Regional Co-Champion, 2014
    • Honors: Quinnipiac Trial Advocacy Competition, Finalist, 2013
    • Honors: Brian L. Peterson 1L Mock Trial Competition, First Place, 2013
  • St. John’s University
    • Bachelor of Science
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Major: Legal Studies

Past Positions

  • U.S. House of Representatives, Staff Assistant
  • Queens County District Attorney's Office, Prosecutor

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense
  • Federal Criminal Defense
  • Real Estate Law
  • Traffic Law
  • DWI
  • Family Law
  • Wills and Probate