Leading the way: keeping focused in a sea of chaos
October 7, 2013 | 6-8 p.m. | MAIN BUILDING
Speaker: Michelle Henry, Esq.
Michelle A. Henry currently serves as the First Assistant District Attorney for Bucks County District Attorney’s Office. Immediately prior to her present positions, she served as the District Attorney of Bucks County. During her career as a prosecutor in Bucks County, Ms. Henry was the Chief of Child Abuse Prosecutions and served as the Chief of Major Crimes in the District Attorney’s Office. Over the course of her seventeen (17) years as a prosecutor, she has prosecuted the most serious offenders including murderers, rapists, armed robbers, drug dealers, and child abusers. In 2007, after Richard Laird’s twenty (20) year old murder conviction and death sentence were overturned on appeal, Ms. Henry successfully retried Richard Laird for First Degree Murder and returned him to Death Row.
Ms. Henry received her undergraduate degree from Allegheny College in Meadville, PA, and received her law degree from Widener University School of Law Harrisburg, PA.