A Panel Discussion with Albany County District Attorney David Soares, J.D.

 

A Panel Discussion with Albany County District Attorney David Soares, J.D.

 
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Sarazen Student Union – Molinari Room
 
4:15PM
 
 Program

 

Opening Remarks

Leonard M. Cutler, Ph.D.

Chair, Political Science Department

 

Moderator

Mara Afzali ’14

President, Pre-Law Society

Moot Court/Mock Trial Co-Captain

 

 

Guests

 

David Soares, J.D.

District Attorney

Albany County, New York

 

The Honorable Patrick Monserrate

Distinguished Jurist in Residence

 

Topic

“Law and Justice”

 

Sponsored by:

The Center for the Study of Government and Politics, The Political

Science Society and The Pre-Law Program.

 

 

David Soares, J.D.

District Attorney

Albany County, New York

 

 

Mr. David Soares received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications from Cornell University in 1996.  He then went on to complete his Juris Doctor from Albany Law School.  Mr. Soares joined the Office of the Albany County District Attorney in 1999 as an Assistant District Attorney, were he was assigned to the Albany City Criminal Court.  He was elected District Attorney of Albany County, New York in 2004 and is currently serving his third term.

 

As District Attorney, Mr. Soares represents the People of the State of New York in seventeen Municipal Courts throughout Albany County and oversees an office of Assistant District Attorneys, Criminal Investigators, Crime Victim Advocates and the Community Justice Outreach Center that ensures offenders are held accountable for their actions and victims of crime receive justice.

 

 

 The Honorable Patrick Monserrate

Siena College Distinguished Jurist in Residence

Judge Monserrate brings to our Siena community a thirty year career of dedicated public service. He is a retired Supreme Court Justice of New York (1990-2003), as well as a Town Attorney (Binghamton), City Court Judge (Binghamton), District Attorney (Broome County), and Administrative Judge (Sixth District).

 

Judge Monserrate received his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University, and graduated from Albany Law School in 1960. He has taught at Binghamton University, Broome County Community College, Broome County Law Enforcement Academy, New York State Town and Village Justice Training Program and the New York State Judicial Seminar.

 

 

 

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