|Address||16606 24th Road |
Whitestone, New York , United States
|| March 16, 1972
Jul 11, 2016 02:23am
Irish - Convicted - Imprisoned - Wicca -
|Info||Daniel J. Halloran attended Fordham University in the Honors program from 1989-1990, majoring in Anthropology and Criminal Justice, while on a U.S. Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps scholarship. He moved from college to employment with the New York City Police Department from 1990-1992, where he was assigned to the Police Academy as a Police Cadet, then assigned to the 109th Police Precinct in the Community Patrol Program. In 1992 he made a career move up into private sector employment with Ogden Allied Security, Government Contracts Division, as an Off-Hours Inspector & Supervisor, and was promoted to Department of Defense contracts supervisor and cleared to SECRET by the U.S. Department of Defense. |
Mr. Halloran returned to school and obtained a Bachelors of Arts in History and Anthropology in 1997 from City University of New York, graduating cum laude and completing all but dissertation on a Master of Arts degree in Archaeology while being inducted into the National Honors Society. He performed field research in County Cork, Ireland in 1996-97 in the archaeology of the Norman and Viking periods, and their impact on Germanic and Brehon Common Law. He was published in several archaeological and anthropological journals on the Germanic Origins of the Common Law and on Indo European roots of legal systems and community formation in Viking Europe. Thereafter, he attended St. John's University School of Law on scholarship, and earned a Juris Doctor in 2000; he was President of the Federalist Society, Secretary of the Student Bar Association, board member in the Irish Law Society, Senior Bar & Board of the Criminal Law Institute; Best Advocate in the Frank J. Rogers Criminal Trial Competition in 2000, Runner Up in 1999, and was Runner-Up Best Advocate in both the 1999 & 2000 John J. Hart Civil Trial Competitions. He was named to the National Who’s Who of Law Students for 1998-1999.
Mr. Halloran co-edited the Fall 1999 New York State Bar Association, Criminal Justice Journal article, "A History of Criminal Law"; he authored the sections from Germanic Origins through the Colonial Period. He likewise co-edited and co-authored the Spring 2000 edition's examination of Miranda Rights in New York, in "Life After Dickerson". In 1998 he interned as a clerk for the Honorable Robert J. Hanophy, J.S.C. in New York State Supreme Court, Queens County, Criminal Term. In the spring of 1999 he was hired by the Bronx County District Attorney as a Legal Assistant. In September of 1999 he was appointed a Special Assistant, assigned to the Appeals Bureau. In January of 2000, he interned in Queens County District Attorneys Office and was assigned to the Criminal Court Bureau. Mr. Halloran was thereafter accepted into the LL.M. program of the State University of New York at Buffalo on scholarship, and commenced studies in the fall of 2000 and worked as a Special Assistant in the Erie County District Attorney’s office, Homicide Bureau. He completed studies for the LL.M. program in Criminal Law in the spring of 2001, and returned to New York City.
Currently a partner in a law firm on Long Island, Palmieri, Castiglione & Halloran, PC, LLP., he has appeared in hundreds of criminal and civil matters before Federal, State, Local, and Administrative Courts, as well as their Appellate terms throughout New York. He has successfully conducted 10 bench and 40 jury trials, and has been involved in significant motion practice resulting in hundreds of suppression/in limine hearings; a suppression hearing in Nassau County was published based on his lead-counsel defense 2005 NY Slip Op 51063, related to search and seizure issues; he succeeded at the appellate level in reversing a criminal conviction on the weight of the evidence, 2006 NY Slip Op 67758; and has been involved in federal multi-jurisdictional commercial contract litigation, 425 F.Supp.2d 523 arguing choice of laws provisions. In 2007 he won a trial order of dismissal in a DWI case in Nassau County (in one of the first trials of such by DA Kathleen Rice) and it was the subject of an article published in the New York Law Journal (NYLJ-6-12-2007), the decision was also published as a slip opinion. In the past three years he has prevented a top-count conviction in all but two criminal cases he has tried, and has won full acquittals in 11 of his last 15 felony trials, and all 12 misdemeanor trials conducted. In January of 2007 he became trial counsel to the Bongiorno Law Firm, handling all manner of post-note of issue litigation for them. He has since litigated commercial matters involving Anti-Trust violations of the Sherman and Clayton Act, scores of personal injury cases, and several corporate actions including derivative law suits.
Mr. Halloran successfully litigated matters ranging from Medical Malpractice to Federal Writs for Habeas Corpus Relief before the U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals, state court felonies including Attempted Murder and Drugs & Weapons matters, Actions in Partition, Commercial Tenancy, Environmental Remediation/Navigation Act violations, and Franchise Conflicts, as well as Federal Firearms Licensing, ECB Hearings, National Transportation Safety Board appearances, and Motor Vehicle Department proceedings. He has squared off with such top-tier firms as Rivkin Radler, Lord Bissel Brook, Morgan Lewis, and with the District Attorneys Offices of Oswego, Onondaga, New York, Nassau, Queens, Kings, the Bronx, Richmond, Suffolk, Westchester, and Putnam counties. Mr. Halloran is a member of the International Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Association of Federal Criminal Defense Attorneys, American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the New York State Defenders Association, and the Nassau, Queens, and New York County Bar Associations.
He is admitted to the New York State Bar and the Federal Bars of the Northern, Southern, Western, and Eastern Districts of New York, and Second Circuit Court of Appeals as well as the US Supreme Court and the Armed Forces Court of Appeals; his admission to the Washington DC Bar and The Courts of International Trade are pending. Mr. Halloran has been an of counsel attorney to the New York City Patrolman’s Benevolent Association and is an approved closing counsel for JP Morgan Chase, and has been recognized by the Swarthmore’s Who’s Who American Registry of Outstanding Professionals in Law since 2005 and both Marquis and Madison’s Who’s Who in American Law since 2006. He currently sits on the Felony Panel of the 18B Assigned Counsel Plan of NYC and is a Court Designated Referee. He works with the board of the New York chapter of the Republican Party’s Liberty Caucus and is a member of the Advisory Council of the Republican National Lawyers Association. Mr. Halloran holds a Vigil Honor from the Boy Scout's of America and is a member of the National Eagle Scout Association, where he is still active. In addition, he also does work on numerous Not for Profit boards and 501c3 charities.