Anne Swern '80 was honored by the Brooklyn Women's Bar Association at its annual membership party. Swern is first assistant district attorney at the Kings County District Attorney's Office, and a long-time adjunct professor at Brooklyn Law School who teaches “Problem Solving Justice.”
Swern was chosen as an honoree for her ongoing work in the areas of criminal law and substance abuse rehabilitation. At the District Attorney’s Office, where she has served for over 30 years, she is the senior executive for alternative sentencing policy and programming and the Drug Treatment Alternative-to-Prison (DTAP) Program. She also supervises three substance abuse treatment courts in Brooklyn.
Of her recognition, Swern told the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, “[I am] delighted to be honored by the Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association and grateful to be recognized by a wonderful organization that provides necessary resources for the acknowledgment and advancement of women lawyers.”
Swern was also honored as one of Brooklyn Law School's 2007 Alumni of the Year.
Read the full article in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle.