Panel discussion about the qualifications for and application process to become an Assistant District Attorney in the District Attorney's Offices in New York City. Special emphasis will be placed on discussion of diversity efforts and recruiting for these positions.
Panelists will discuss the structure of the office in their County, the types of cases that attorneys generally get to work on, the "career path" available, the qualifications sought for the position of Assistant District Attorney and the basics of applying to the office in each County. Additionally, panelists are asked and encouraged to share information regarding their individual professional trajectories as well.
Carmencita Gutierrez Director, Office of Immigrant Affairs - Queens County District Attorney's Office
Colleen Babb Bureau Chief, School Advocacy Bureau - Kings County District Attorney's Office
Nitin Savur Executive ADA for Strategic Initiatives and Deputy Chief of Trial Division In Charge of Criminal Court - New York County District Attorney's Office
Pishoy Yacoub ADA, Public Integrity Bureau - Bronx County District Attorney's Office
Julie Trivedi, Queens County Assistant District Attorney