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Michelle Kaminsky

Kings County District Attorney’s Office
Chief, Domestic Violence Bureau
Brooklyn, NY, USA


Michelle Kaminsky is Chief of the Domestic Violence Bureau at the Kings County (Brooklyn) District Attorney's Office, overseeing the prosecution of ten thousand cases a year and a staff of sixty-five.  Ms. Kaminsky is also responsible for the Office’s domestic violence policy initiatives, which entail extensive coordination with local, state and federal agencies.    Ms. Kaminsky started in the District Attorney’s Office in 1992, right after graduating from Brooklyn Law School.  In 1997, she joined the Domestic Violence Bureau as a felony trial attorney.  In that capacity, she has investigated, prosecuted and tried numerous intimate partner assaults and complex homicides, and has successfully defeated claims of self-defense, extreme emotional disturbance, alcohol induced dementia and not guilty by reason of insanity.
Michelle Kaminsky is associated with the following items:
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Domestic Violence 2018: Survivors as Defendants, Respondents, and Parole or Clemency Applicants, Friday, February 02, 2018, New York, NY
Pro Bono  Pro Bono Domestic Violence 2018: Survivors as Defendants, Respondents, and Parole or Clemency Applicants, Friday, February 02, 2018, New York, NY
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