Paul F. Millus, of counsel to Garden City-based Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C., practicing in the Litigation and Employment Law Departments in the Garden City, Long Island and New York City offices, was sworn in as the President of the Theodore Roosevelt American Inn of Court at its annual dinner on September 29. The Honorable Sheila Abdus-Salaam, Associate Judge of the New York State Court of Appeals, served as the keynote speaker.
A respected litigator, Millus has tried both jury and non-jury matters dealing with a wide range of issues from civil rights, commercial, constitutional, real estate, employment, tort and Surrogate’s Court matters in both state and federal courts. Millus began his litigation career as a former Special Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York from 1987 through 1989, where he represented the government in commercial matters, false claims act cases and civil forfeiture. He is currently a member of the Eastern District Association of former Assistant and Special Assistant U.S. Attorneys. He was also a former chair of the Federal Courts Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association.
The Theodore Roosevelt American Inn of Court is a local chapter of the American Inns of Court, based at the Nassau County bar Association in Mineola, New York. The American Inns of Court has 400 chartered Inns nationwide, which are associations of lawyers, judges, and other legal professionals from all levels and backgrounds who share a passion for professional excellence and continuous legal education. The collegial atmosphere encourages idea sharing and mentorship of newer lawyers and law students. Lois Carter Schlissel, Managing Attorney of Meyer Suozzi, is a Former President of The Theodore Roosevelt American Inn of Court and currently serves as the Membership Chair. Schlissel also serves as Program Chair, along with Kevin Schlosser, chair of the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department.