Judge Paul R. Delle

The Honorable Paul R. Delle is the elected Hempstead Village Court Justice and presides over civil and misdemeanor criminal matters that come under the jurisdiction of the Court.

Justice Delle brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his position as Village Justice. He has been a resident, businessman and active participant in the Hempstead community for over 40 years, and a practicing trial attorney for over 30 years.

Justice Delle began his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney for Nassau County in 1987. There he quickly rose to the position of Senior Trial Assistant, prosecuting the most serious felonies and career criminals. In 1996, he was hired as Senior Trial Counsel for Royal SunAlliance Insurance Companies. The clients he defended for Royal included municipalities, top name restaurants in NYC, commercial and residential landlords, and even the individual home and car owner.

In 1998, Justice Delle left Royal to open his own general practice law firm closer to home. That practice now focuses primarily on criminal defense. Justice Delle was appointed to a part-time position as a Deputy Village Attorney for the Incorporated Village of Sea Cliff from 2001-2008. In 2010, the Nassau County Bar Association appointed Justice Delle as Chairperson for the Criminal Law and Procedure Committee for a two-year term.

In 1984, Justice Delle joined the Hempstead Fire Department and is also currently the Captain of Enterprise Hose Company 1.