Name: Brian Curran
Education: Wilkes University; CUNY Law School
Bio: Brian Curran is a lifelong resident of Lynbrook. He was elected to represent the residents of the 14th District -- now the 21st District -- in the New York State Assembly for the first time in 2010. With law as his profession, Curran generated a wealth of experience in various levels of government and community matters. Upon graduating from law school, Curran was employed as legislative counsel to the New York State Assembly (1994-96) where he addressed constituent concerns and drafted legislation on their behalf. During his tenure, he was involved with the construction, analysis and implementation of the New York State Budget. He served as the Nassau Deputy County Attorney in the Litigation Bureau and Municipal Contracts from 1996-2001.
- Curran served the town of Lynbrook as its Mayor from 2007 until his election to the New York State Assembly.
- In 2011, Curran was named the youngest partner at the Mineola-based law firm Nicolini, Paradise, Ferretti and Sabella where he specializes in civil litigation against insurance fraud.
Opponent: Jeff Friedman, D-Rockville Centre.
District: The 21st Assembly District encompasses Baldwin, Lynbrook, Malverne, North Lynbrook, Rockville Centre, South Hempstead and parts of East Rockaway, Franklin Square, Freeport, Hewlett, Oceanside and West Hempstead. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6. Polls are open from 6 a.m.-9 p.m. Visit http://www.vote411.org/pollfinder.php to find your local polling location.