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JAMES AUGUSTINE
Deputy District Attorney
Attorney Augustine received his undergraduate degree from Lycoming College and his law degree from Widener University School of Law. Attorney Augustine joined the District Attorney's Office in 2008 as a member of the Drug Unit. In 2013, he was promoted to chief prosecutor of the White Collar Crime Unit, where he still serves today. As part of his responsibilities, Attorney Augustine oversees the Bad Check Restitution Program. 

 

WILLIAM BLAKE
Chief Deputy District Attorney
Attorney Blake graduated from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst in 1991 and from Boston College School of Law in 1995. He was hired by Northampton County in 1996 to serve as Forfeiture Coordinator, a position he held until 1999. In 2000, he joined the District Attorney's Office and served in the Drug Unit. In 2002, Attorney Blake was promoted to chief prosecutor of the DUI Unit where he served until he took over the Grand Jury Unit in 2013. Attorney Blake has appeared on an episode of the Discovery ID Channel's "See No Evil," to discuss a homicide case he successfully investigated and prosecuted while in the District Attorney's Office.     

 

DAVID M. CERAUL
Deputy District Attorney
Attorney Ceraul graduated from the University of Scranton in 2012 and from Barry University School of Law in 2015. He joined the District Attorney’s Office in 2016 and has served in the DUI Unit, Drug Unit, Violent Crime Unit, and White Collar Crime Unit. Attorney Ceraul was promoted to Deputy District Attorney in 2022 and currently serves in the Sexual Abuse/Child Assault Unit. He also serves as the chief prosecutor of the Juvenile Unit.


ALEC COLQUHOUN
Assistant District Attorney
Attorney Colquhoun graduated magna cum laude from Seton Hall University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts in political science. During his undergraduate studies, he served as captain and advisor of the Morris County Sherriff police exploring post, where he won several national competitions in competitive police-based scenarios. In 2011, he received his law degree cum laude from Seton Hall University School of Law, where he was part of the mock trial board. Following graduation, Attorney Colquhoun worked as an assistant district attorney in the Bronx District Attorney's Office for six years. During his time in the Bronx, Attorney Colquhoun prosecuted misdemeanor and felony offenses, including attempted homicides, sexual offenses, and serious drug offenses. In 2017, Attorney Colquhoun was hired by the Berks County District Attorney's Office where he prosecuted DUI and vehicle crimes, including vehicular homicide cases. In March 2019, Attorney Colquhoun joined the District Attorney’s Office where he was assigned to the DUI Unit and Violent Crime Unit. Attorney Colquhoun currently serves in the Drug Unit.
  

JULIANNE DANCHAK
Assistant District Attorney
Attorney Danchak received her undergraduate degree from Misericordia University and her law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. After graduation, Attorney Danchak served as a law clerk to the Honorable Margaritta Patti-Worthington of the Monroe County Court of Common Pleas. She next worked as an assistant public defender in Berks County.  In 2017, she was hired at the District Attorney's Office. Attorney Danchak is currently assigned to the Sexual Abuse/Child Assault Unit. She previously served in the Drug Unit, including handling drug-related forfeitures.   

 

ADRIANNE E. DOLL
Assistant District Attorney
Attorney Doll received her undergraduate degree in Clinical Psychology from Kutztown University. She received her law degree and an International Law Certification from Pace University Elizabeth Haub School of Law in 2013, where she was a member of the moot court team. She previously worked at the Lehigh Court District Attorney's Office, as well as the law firms of Weingrad & Weingrad and Todd Miller & Associates. In April 2017, Attorney Doll joined the District Attorney's Office as a member of the White Collar Crime Unit. She previously served in the Drug Unit and was responsible for processing drug‐related forfeitures. Attorney Doll is now assigned to the Violent Crime Unit, and oversees the processing of drug-related forfeitures.

ROBERT DUMINIAK
Assistant District Attorney
Attorney Robert Duminiak graduated from Penn State University in 2000 and from the Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law in 2003, later earning his Master of Laws in Trial Advocacy in 2009. He worked for Howson & Howson LLP for over 10 years, and in 2019 opened his own law firm where he practiced before joining the District Attorney’s Office in January 2022. Attorney Duminiak is currently assigned to the DUI Unit.

AARON GALLOGLY
Assistant District Attorney
Attorney Gallogly received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan in 2006. In 2010, he received a Master of Arts from Duquesne University. He received his law degree from the University of Toledo College of Law in 2014. Following graduation, Attorney Gallogly worked as a volunteer attorney at Laurel Legal Services for two years. In February 2016, he began a clerkship with the Honorable Elizabeth A. Doyle of the Blair County Court of Common Pleas. In March 2018, Attorney Gallogly was hired by the Lycoming County District Attorney's Office. In January 2020, he joined the Northampton County District Attorney’s Office as a member of the Violent Crime Unit. Attorney Gallogly is currently assigned to the White Collar Crime Unit and is the District Attorney’s Office liaison to the Problem Solving Courts.
 

REBECCA J. KULIK
Chief Deputy District Attorney
Attorney Kulik graduated cum laude from Lafayette College in 2005 with a double major in History/Government & Law and American Studies. She graduated magna cum laude from Hofstra Law School in 2008, where she was an editor on the Hofstra Law Review. After graduation, Attorney Kulik served as a law clerk to the Honorable Robert A. Freedberg and a deputy law clerk to the Honorable William H. Platt, both of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania. Attorney Kulik was hired by the District Attorney's Office in February 2013 and tasked with the creation of an Appellate Unit. Attorney Kulik remains the chief prosecutor of the Appellate Unit and is also responsible for overseeing extradition matters and private detective licenses.

 

KATHARINE R. KURNAS
Assistant District Attorney
Attorney Kurnas graduated from Penn State University in 2009 with degrees in History and Viola Performance. She received her law degree from Villanova University School of Law in 2013. After graduation, she served as a law clerk to the Honorable Stephen G. Baratta of the Northampton County Court of Common Pleas for two years. In August 2015, Attorney Kurnas joined the law firm of Post & Schell, where she represented employers and insurers in workers' compensation matters. Attorney Kurnas joined the District Attorney's Office in January 2018 as a member of the Appellate Unit. Currently, Attorney Kurnas is assigned to the Appellate Unit and the DUI Unit. She has previously been a member of the White Collar Crime Unit. Attorney Kurnas is also responsible for handling right to know appeals.   

 

JOSEPH LUPACKINO
Deputy District Attorney
Attorney Lupackino received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 2003. In 2007, he received his law degree from Widener University School of Law. Following graduation, he practiced criminal defense in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. In 2010, he joined the District Attorney's Office as a member of the DUI Unit. In 2013, he was promoted to chief prosecutor of the DUI Unit. In 2017, he became chief prosecutor of the Drug Unit. In 2020, he returned to the position of chief prosecutor of the DUI Unit.   


ALEXANDER MAREK
Assistant District Attorney
Attorney Marek received his undergraduate degree from Alma College in 1999. In 2004, he graduated with a Master of Science from Ferris State University, and received his law degree from the Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2007. Attorney Marek has been a member of the Michigan State Bar since 2007, and a member of the Pennsylvania Bar since October 2016. He has practiced law in the courts of the State of Michigan, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and U.S. Federal Courts. Before joining the Northampton County District Attorney’s Office in June 2022, Attorney Marek worked at his own legal practice, and was employed as a detective with the Monroe County Office of the District Attorney. Attorney Marek is currently assigned to the Drug Unit and White Collar Crime Unit.


PATRICIA FUENTES MULQUEEN
Chief Deputy District Attorney
Attorney Mulqueen received a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Chaminade University of Honolulu in 1993. She received her law degree from Georgetown University in 1998. Attorney Mulqueen began her career as a public defender in Cochise County, Arizona.  She worked for the Lehigh County District Attorney's Office from 2004 through 2007. Attorney Mulqueen joined the Northampton County District Attorney's Office in 2007 and is currently the chief prosecutor of the Violent Crimes Unit. She previously served as the chief prosecutor of the Drug Unit. Attorney Mulqueen has also served as an Adjunct Professor of Criminal Law at DeSales University and as a guest lecturer at University of Maryland (European Campus) and the University of Maastrucht in the Netherlands.       

 

BRIDGET MURPHY
Assistant District Attorney
Attorney Murphy received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Notre Dame in 2013 and her law degree from Temple University Beasley School of Law in 2018. In September 2017, Attorney Murphy joined Campell Conroy & O'Neil, P.C. where she worked until joining the team at the McKean County District Attorney's Office in 2019 in Smethport, Pennsylvania. In September 2021, Attorney Murphy was hired by the Northampton County District Attorney's Office, and is currently assigned to the Domestic Violence Unit and handles right to know requests.

EDWARD PENETAR
Deputy District Attorney
Attorney Penetar completed his undergraduate studies at Temple University where he double majored in philosophy and psychology, and also competed on the cross country and track and field teams. Attorney Penetar went on to earn his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Colorado Law School. Prior to joining the District Attorney's Office, Attorney Penetar served as a law clerk to the Honorable Carmen D. Minora of the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas and the Honorable Steven R. Serfass of the Carbon County Court of Common Pleas.  Attorney Penetar joined the District Attorney's Office in September 2016, and is currently the chief prosecutor of the domestic violence unit.  He previously worked in the Violent Crime, DUI, and Appellate Units.

 

MICHAEL J. THOMPSON
Deputy District Attorney
Attorney Thompson is a graduate of Moravian College, where he was a member of Alpha Phi Sigma, the National Criminal Justice Honor Society, and the Criminal Justice Club. In 1988, he received his law degree from Duquesne University School of Law. Following graduation, Attorney Thompson worked at Steckel & Stopp Law Offices as an associate attorney practicing civil and municipal law. From 1995 through 2005, Attorney Thompson worked as a solo practitioner and also spent three years as a member of the Northampton County Conflicts Team. In March 2004, Attorney Thompson joined the District Attorney's Office as a member of the Violent Crime Unit. In April 2006 he was promoted to chief prosecutor of the Drug Unit, where he served until being transferred to the chief prosecutor position in the Juvenile Unit in September 2008. In January 2020, Attorney Thompson, who has also served in the DUI Unit, returned to being the chief prosecutor of the Drug Unit. Attorney Thompson is also responsible for handling all expungement and limited access petitions and is designated to authorize wiretaps and electronic surveillance.   

 

PATRICIA TURZYN
Assistant District Attorney
Attorney Turzyn graduated summa cum laude from Northeastern University in 2004.  In 2011, she received her law degree cum laude from New England Law. During law school, Attorney Turzyn was a student prosecutor for the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office. In January 2013, he was hired as a law clerk for the Office of the Juvenile Court in Boston, Massachusetts. In October 2015, she began working at DXC Technologies as a senior business analyst.  In July 2018, she moved to Mudrick & Zucker, P.C. as an associate attorney. Attorney Turzyn joined the District Attorney’s Office in January 2020, where she served in the White Collar Crime Unit. She is currently assigned to the Violent Crime Unit and is responsible for handling private criminal complaints.

 

TATUM R. WILSON
Chief Deputy District Attorney
Attorney Wilson obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania, graduating summa cum laude in 2005 with degrees in English and Women's Studies. She graduated Villanova Law School in 2008. After graduation, Attorney Wilson served as a law clerk to the Honorable Richard J. Hodgson of the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas for two years. Beginning in 2010, Attorney Wilson worked as an assistant public defender for the Defender Association of Philadelphia. In March 2013, Attorney Wilson was hired by the District Attorney's Office and was assigned to the Drug Unit. Since August 2015, Attorney Wilson has served as the Chief Prosecutor of the Sexual Assault/Child Abuse Unit.



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