DISTRICT ATTORNEY JANET DIFIORE PASSES THE MANTLE
AS MANHATTAN DISTRICT ATTORNEY CYRUS VANCE IS SWORN IN AS PRESIDENT OF THE DISTRICT
OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr. was sworn in as the 90th President
of the New York State District
Attorneys Association by outgoing President Westchester County District
Attorney Janet DiFiore at the Association’s annual Summer Conference on Saturday
July 21st at the Doral Arrowwood Hotel Conference Center in Rye Brook New York.
Attorney Vance’s distinguished legal career and commitment to collaboration
among law enforcement will make him an effective President of the District
Attorney’s Association. I look forward to continuing to work with DA Vance in
the next year, building upon our legislative accomplishments and striving for
continued innovation among the State’s District Attorneys,” said District
Attorney Janet DiFiore.
“It is a
great honor to represent New York State’s 62 elected district attorneys
as president of DAASNY,” said District Attorney Vance. “Last year, under the
guidance of Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore, DAASNY made
great strides. New York State will benefit immeasurably from
last year’s legislative accomplishments such as the expansion of the DNA databank, new domestic violence
laws, and heightened protections for people with developmental
disabilities. Over the coming year, I will strive to continue the
thoughtful work of the past presidents of DAASNY, with the goal of supporting
prosecutors around the state as they work to keep our communities safe.”
District Attorneys Association of the State of New York (DAASNY) was formed in 1909 by and
was created as a professional organization for prosecuting attorneys - District
Attorneys and Assistant District Attorneys - practicing in New York State.
62 elected district attorneys in New York State, one for each county.
District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr. being sworn in by District Attorney