Abe George has been an attorney for over a decade. Since law school Abe has had an interest in criminal law. During law school Abe had interned in the Homicide Unit of the Queens County District Attorney's Office and the Special Prosecutions Bureau of the Manhattan D.A.'s Office.
After graduating law school Abe spent eight years as an Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan D.A.'s Office under both Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau and current District Attorney Cyrus Vance. Abe prosecuted narcotics crimes, cracked down on violent gangs, investigated cold case homicides, and worked in a generalized trial bureau handling a variety of crimes.
In 2012, Abe left the Manhattan D.A.'s office to enter private practice as a criminal defense attorney and to run for Brooklyn District Attorney. Abe campaigned for over a year championing issues such as reforming the NYPD's "Stop and Frisk" policy, and decriminalizing marijuana but he decided to step aside to join forces with Ken Thompson who beat 23 year incumbent Brooklyn District Attorney Charles J. Hynes.
Abe Joined Ken Thompson's transition team in 2013, and accepted a job as Deputy Bureau Chief of the Major Narcotics Investigative Bureau in the Brooklyn District Attorney's Office in 2014.
In late 2014, Abe George left the D.A.'s Office to resume a career in private practice and to assist the Jeffrey Deskovic Foundation for Justice in helping fight wrongful convictions.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2017|
|Attorney||Law Offices of Abe George, P.C.||2015 - Present|
|Assistant District Attorney||Kings County (Brooklyn) District Attorney||2014 - 2014|
|Assistant District Attorney||Manhattan District Attorney's Office||2004 - 2012|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|New York City Bar Association||Admitted||2006 - Present|
|NY Daily News||1.6 million Settlement for Wrongful Death||2017|
|NY Daily News||Abe George Fights for the Wrongfully Convicted||2017|
|NY Dailye News||Abe George Fights for Misidentiifed Man||2017|
|Hofstra||JD - Juris Doctor||2004|
|New York University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2000|
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