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New Prosecutors Join Queens D.A.’s Office



Fifteen recent law school graduates were installed as assistant district attorneys by Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown during a ceremony last Tuesday, Sept. 4, at his Kew Gardens office. As noted, the new prosecutors will begin their careers with an intensive training course, including taking part in lectures, courtroom observation and mock hearings. After completing training, Brown stated, they will be assigned to the Criminal Court/Intake Bureau, after which they will have the chance to take on assignments in the Appeals Bureau and the Investigations Division. The new district attorneys, as shown with Brown (standing at podium), are (from left to right) Patrick B. James (graduate of New York Law School), Talia Seidel (New York Law School), Ian S. Ramage (Pace University School of Law), John J. Ruane (St. John’s University School of Law), Adam K. Brody (Fordham University School of Law), Laura M. Kitchen (Hofstra University School of Law), Kaitlin C. McTague (St. John’s University School of Law), Timothy J. Bates (St. John’s University School of Law), Larry J. Przetakiewicz (Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center), Christopher Fell (Fordham University School of Law), Nicole J.A. Reid (Georgetown University Law Center), Lisa Cubair (Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center), Crystal Igneri (New York Law School), Aharon Diaz (Pace University School of Law) and Benjamin Kramer-Eisenbud (Brooklyn Law School). Fifteen recent law school graduates were installed as assistant district attorneys by Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown during a ceremony last Tuesday, Sept. 4, at his Kew Gardens office. As noted, the new prosecutors will begin their careers with an intensive training course, including taking part in lectures, courtroom observation and mock hearings. After completing training, Brown stated, they will be assigned to the Criminal Court/Intake Bureau, after which they will have the chance to take on assignments in the Appeals Bureau and the Investigations Division. The new district attorneys, as shown with Brown (standing at podium), are (from left to right) Patrick B. James (graduate of New York Law School), Talia Seidel (New York Law School), Ian S. Ramage (Pace University School of Law), John J. Ruane (St. John’s University School of Law), Adam K. Brody (Fordham University School of Law), Laura M. Kitchen (Hofstra University School of Law), Kaitlin C. McTague (St. John’s University School of Law), Timothy J. Bates (St. John’s University School of Law), Larry J. Przetakiewicz (Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center), Christopher Fell (Fordham University School of Law), Nicole J.A. Reid (Georgetown University Law Center), Lisa Cubair (Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center), Crystal Igneri (New York Law School), Aharon Diaz (Pace University School of Law) and Benjamin Kramer-Eisenbud (Brooklyn Law School).