Charles Lavine


1947 –


Who is Charles Lavine?

Charles D. "Chuck" Lavine represents District 13 in the New York State Assembly, which comprises communities located in and around Nassau County, including Glen Cove, Sea Cliff, Glenwood Landing, Bayville, Old Bethpage, and parts of Glen Head, Locust Valley, Mill Neck, Oyster Bay, Centre Island, Cold Spring Harbor, Syosset, Woodbury, Plainview, Bethpage, Farmingdale, Hicksville, Westbury/New Cassel, Jericho, East Hills, Greenvale, Roslyn, Roslyn Heights and Roslyn Harbor.

Lavine was born in Marinette, Wisconsin. He graduated from Marinette High School in 1965 and received a B.A. degree in English Literature from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 1969. After coming to New York, he earned a J.D. from New York Law School in 1972.

From 1972 to 1976 worked as a staff attorney for the Legal Aid Society of New York. From 1977 to 1995 he served as a partner in the law firm of Grossman, Lavine & Rinaldo in Forest Hills, New York. Since 1996, he has been a sole practitioner specializing in criminal defense work.

Lavine has been a Glen Cove resident since 1980. He and his wife Ronnie have two grown children, Gregory and Andria.

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Aug 14, 1947
  • Marinette High School
  • New York Law School
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
Lived in
  • Glen Cove

on July 23, 2013


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