So You’re Interested in Being an Assistant DA


So You’re Interested in Being an Assistant DA

Recorded On 10/08/2020


Join NYCLA’s Young Lawyers Section for a lively discussion of how to best prepare yourself for a career as an assistant District Attorney, including what skills need to be developed, possible challenges to be confronted, and how to deal with ethical and professionalism issues.



Program Co-sponsor: NYCLA’s Young Lawyers Section

Program Chairs: Elizabeth Friedrich, Bronx County District Attorney’s Office, and Anthony M. Beneduce, Salenger, Sack, Kimmel & Bavaro, LLP

Moderator: Elizabeth Friedrich, Bronx County District Attorney’s Office

Faculty: Samantha Heggum, ADA in Bronx County; Melissa Fabi, ADA Bronx County; Roman Galper, ADA in Brooklyn DAs Office;  Pishoy Yacoub, Executive Assistant District Attorney of the Trial Division in Queens County; and Queenie Paniagua, Deputy Bureau Chief, Brooklyn DA.


1.5 NY CLE Credits; 1.5 Skills


All Programs include 1 Affirmation and 1 Evaluation Form, and Course Materials.

To receive CLE credit for a program in Online Video Format:

Online Videos contain CLE codes that you must type into a supplied online affirmation form. Submit the online affirmation to the NYCLA CLE Institute to be issued a CLE certificate. We recommend that you watch the video as soon as possible.

We can only issue CLE credit if the law is still current.

Course Materials: You can download course materials on the Online Video webpage.