FREEHOLD – Lori Linskey was sworn in this afternoon as First Assistant Prosecutor, following a more than three-year stint as Deputy First Assistant Prosecutor, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.
Linskey, who has served the law enforcement community in New Jersey for nearly two decades, becomes the first woman to hold the post of First Assistant Prosecutor in Monmouth County.
As Deputy First Assistant Prosecutor, Linskey supervised the Appellate, Forfeiture, Professional Responsibilities, OPRA, and Grant units, as well as the Victim-Witness and Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) programs. Prior to her appointment as Deputy First Assistant Prosecutor, Linskey held the position of Executive Assistant Prosecutor.
“Lori ran the point for the creation of many of our Office’s successful programs, including the “Unplugged and Alive” initiative to discourage distracted drivers across the county. She has also provided oversight of the Monmouth County Special Needs Registry to bridge the law enforcement and special needs communities. Lori has been a trusted advisor and I am truly fortunate to have her as a part of our team,” said Gramiccioni.
Linskey joined the Office in January 2013, following a 16-year career with the Division of Criminal Justice (DCJ) within the state Office of the Attorney General. There she served as Acting Bureau Chief, Deputy Attorney General and Senior Counsel with DCJ’s Prosecutors’ Supervision and Coordination Bureau. In this capacity, Linskey served as DCJ Ethics Liaison Officer to all state prosecutors’offices, conducted state-wide legal training, handled prosecutors’ office management reviews and served as the Victims of Crime Compensation Office State Ethics Liaison.
“Lori came to this Office with a long list of accomplishments and valuable skill sets. She has been a vital asset to the Office, and a respected member of my front office staff from the moment she walked in the door. Her promotion is due in large part to her dedication, commitment and reliability. She has my complete and unconditional trust in running the day-to-day operations of the Office.” Gramiccioni said.
Linskey is a graduate of Indiana University’s College of Arts and Sciences and Case Western Reserve University Law School. She has been admitted to the bar in Ohio and New Jersey, and is a certified instructor with the New Jersey Police Training Commission.
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