Commonly referred to as “Professor,” Mr. Holt is an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Law at St. John’s University, Jamaica, New York. He is a very experienced trial lawyer, having tried cases in many courts at many levels. His area of specialty most recently has been criminal defense, but he is expanding his work to match the other aspects of what the firm does. He has earned three degrees from St. John’s University: a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics/Education, a Master’s in Counselor Education and a Juris Doctorate. He is a co-coach of the nationally recognized St. John’s University Intercollegiate Mock Trial Team. He is a member of the Judiciary Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association; a past member of the Magistrate Judge Selection Committee of the United States District Court, Eastern District of New York; and former member of the New York City Mayor’s Committee on the Judiciary, and the Committee on the Judiciary of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. His joining our office is enhancing the work of the firm in many ways.