Seventeenth Annual Thomas E. Dewey Medal Presentation

New York City Bar
In-Person
Seventeenth Annual Thomas E. Dewey Medal Presentation
Tuesday, December 14, 2021 | 6:00 p.m. 
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Description:
The Association will present its annual Thomas E. Dewey Medal, awarded to outstanding assistant district attorneys in each of the District Attorney's offices within New York City and the Office of Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York.

This year’s award recipients are:
Odalys C. Alonso, Bronx County
Susan Axelrod, New York County
Colleen D. Babb, Queens County
Michele Molfetta, Richmond County
Kelli M. MuseKings County

Lisa Tompkins, Special Narcotics

Welcome by:
Bret Parker, Executive Director, New York City Bar Association

Keynote Speaker: 
Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., Manhattan District Attorney

Awards Presented by: 
Thomas E.L. Dewey, Chair, Dewey Medal Committee

Among prosecutors in New York County, Thomas E. Dewey is remembered as having ushered in the era in which the District Attorney's office has been staffed by professional prosecutors chosen on merit rather than through political patronage. Dewey first came to the public's attention as a prosecutor in the 1930s, instituting successful criminal proceedings against gangsters, bootleggers and organized crime figures of the day. By 1937, Dewey was elected District Attorney of New York County, where he served one term before resigning to run for governor. The awards are made possible by the generosity of the firm of Dewey Pegno & Kramarsky LLP.

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42 West 44th Street New York, NY 10036

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