Edward R. Hammock has spent more than fifty years involved in the criminal justice system. He began as a worker for the NYC Youth Board and worked in East Harlem with teen gangs in the early 1960's. This experience got him hooked on working with offenders, and he has been working with them in one way or another ever since. He worked as a NYS probation officer. He has been the executive director of a major drug treatment program in NY. His foundation in prosecution was laid in the New York County District Attorney's office where he was assigned fresh out of law school to the Homicide Bureau. He has worked as a prosecutor for the NYC Department of Investigation (as a deputy commissioner), the Queens County District Attorney's office (as Special Assistance District Attorney), and he was assigned as a Special Assistant Attorney General for participation in the criminal investigation of the Attica Prison Riot of 1971. He spent seven years as Chairman of the NYS Board of Parole and Chief Executive Officer of the NYS Division of Parole. He was a professor of law for fourteen years at St. John's University School of Law and has taught at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the College of New Rochelle. For the past 27 years, Mr. Hammock has been in the private practice of law with his law partner, Donna Sullivan. Hammock & Sullivan, PC specialize in criminal defense, post conviction advocacy, parole and work release advocacy and appeals, parole revocation hearings, inmate disciplinary matters, and pre-sentence consultation and advocacy.
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