Congratulations to past AABANY Board Director James Lin, who was recently appointed as Deputy Bureau Chief for the Supreme Court, Grey Zone Trial Bureau for the Kings County District Attorney’s Office, under Acting District Attorney Eric Gonzalez! AABANY wishes Jim Lin, who brings 27 years of trial experience to the position, all the best.

Mr. Lin is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Hofstra University School of Law.  Since 1989 he has been an Assistant District Attorney at the New York County District Attorney’s office and has prosecuted homicides since 1999. During his career there, he has been a Criminal Court Supervisor of first and second year prosecutors, was one of that office’s first Domestic Violence Coordinators, and was a member of that office’s Asian Gang Unit. In 2008, he helped form AABANY’s Prosecutors’ Committee, Co-Chaired it from 2009 to 2013, and has resumed Co-Chair duties starting 2016. Mr. Lin was elected to and served on AABANY’s Board of Directors from 2011 until 2015.  Since March 2010 he has been a member of the New York State Advisory Committee on Criminal Law and Procedure. 

Please join us in congratulating James Lin and wishing him the best in his new role as Deputy Bureau Chief in the Kings County District Attorney’s Office.