B.A., University of Notre Dame
J.D., Syracuse University
Professor Sullivan has been an assistant district attorney in the Queens County District Attorney's Office since 1979. He is currently the bureau chief of a Supreme Court Trial Bureau. He has extensive experience as a trial attorney and has personally tried murder cases exclusively since 1984. He holds a diploma in teaching advocacy skills from the National Institute of Trial Advocacy and has taught in the Hofstra Trial Techniques course and NITA's regional program for more than 15 years. He is an instructor at the Police Defensive Tactics Institute. He has lectured at the American Women Self Defense Association annual conference (1991 - Investigation and prosecution of rape cases; 1999 - Current trends in the law regarding domestic violence), International Use of Force conference (1997), NYC Transit Police Detective Criminal Investigators course at John Jay College of Criminal Justice (1990), and Criminal Law Institute at St. John's University College of Law (1987).