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Nassau County Legis. John Ciotti sounded wistful Monday as he congratulated David McAndrews of Westbury on being approved by the legislature as a District Court judge.

“I’m glad to see a seasoned trial lawyer become a judge,” Republican Ciotti, 57, himself a lawyer, told Republican McAndrews, 57.

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“Spoken like a seasoned trial lawyer,” added Legis. Peter Schmitt, the Republican presiding officer, and not a lawyer.