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Attorney Profile

Mr. Raskin graduated New York Law School in 1972 as Editor-In-Chief of the legal publication Equitas. He began his legal career in 1972 as an Assistant District Attorney in the office of then District Attorney Burton B. Roberts. Before opening his private practice in 1977, Marvin had attained the position of Senior Trial Assistant in the Narcotics Bureau. Since 1977, Marvin has been an active trial practitioner in New York City and the surrounding counties.

Marvin has been a pre-eminent member of the Bronx County Bar Association for more than 35 years, and was elected president in 1994. Since 1996, Marvin has been Chairman of the Criminal Courts Committee of the Bronx County Bar Association.

On numerous occasions, Marvin has been appointed Special Prosecutor in Bronx County. In this capacity, he served as an Independent District Attorney by appointment of Administrative Judge in order to prosecute cases that would otherwise conflict with the elected District Attorney's duties.

Marvin has been an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Herbert H. Lehman College of the City University of New York and is a regular faculty member in the Continuing Legal Education programs administered by the Appellate Division, First Department and the Bronx County Bar Association. He lectures on the topics of Criminal Law and Procedure and Legal Ethics.

Among Marvin’s professional awards is the New York County Lawyers Pro Bono Award for free legal services rendered to the Courts and the Public, and the Extraordinary Service Award by the Criminal Courts Bar Association of Bronx County.

Current Offices

2014-Present Appointed by Mayor Bill de Blasio to the City of New York Mayor’s Advisory Committee on the Judiciary
1997-Present Vice-Chair, Central Screening Committee, Appellate Division First Department, Assigned Counsel Plan
1996-Present Chair/Co-Chair — Criminal Courts Committee, Bronx County Bar Association

Honors

Past Bar Association and Committee Offices Held

1987-1993 Chairman Criminal Courts Committee, Bronx County Bar Association
1993-1994 President, Bronx County Bar Association
1994-1995 Chairperson, Board of Directors, Bronx County Bar Association
1994-1997 Chair, Central Screening Committee, Appellate Division First Department, Assigned Counsel Plan
1999-2001 Vice Chair Joint Committee on Fee Disputes and Conciliation
Serving the Association of the Bar, Bronx Bar and New York County Lawyers Association
2007- 2012 Appointed to Independent Judicial Election Qualification Commission for the 12th Judicial District.
2008-2013 Appointed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg to the City of New York Mayor’s Advisory Committee on the Judiciary

Current Bar Association Memberships