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Francesca Liquori is Program Counsel for the National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute (NAGTRI), the training and research arm of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG). In that capacity, she is responsible for initiating, coordinating and executing NAGTRI trainings, conducting research, and writing and editing various publications. Francesca also acts as an instructor at NAGTRI trainings. Additionally, Francesca is the NAGTRI liaison to NAAG’s Criminal Law Committee and Substance Abuse Committee, and is the Association’s point of contact on DNA issues.
Francesca received her Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University. She graduated from St. John’s University School of Law in 2007.
Following law school, Francesca was appointed by Robert Morgenthau as an Assistant District Attorney at the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office in New York. Initially, Francesca was assigned to the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor, a specialized unit enjoying citywide jurisdiction, where she investigated and tried cases involving felony narcotics and weapons charges, and was responsible for supervising and prosecuting long-term investigations into narcotics gangs. Following her time with the Special Narcotics Prosecutor, Francesca transferred to a trial bureau and was a member of several specialized units within the District Attorney’s office including the Special Victims Bureau and the Cybercrime and Identity Theft Unit, where she prosecuted a variety of offenses, including serious sexual assaults, domestic violence and attempted murder. During her time at the District Attorney’s Office, Francesca also acted as a Trial Mentor and was a member of the Summer Hiring Board.
Francesca Liquori was born and raised in New York and is a member of the New York State bar.