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B.A., University of Maryland ('89)
J.D., Brooklyn Law School ('93)
Professor Sennett began his career in 1994 as an Assistant District Attorney in Bronx County, New York City, where he tried violent felony cases until 1999. After working three years as trial counsel for a New York City law firm representing asbestos personal injury victims throughout the country, he moved his practice to the Mid-Hudson Valley. From 2002 to 2011, he represented Family Law litigants and criminal defendants at trial and on appeal, both in private practice and as an Assistant Public Defender in the Ulster County Public Defender's Office. He is currently employed as an Assistant Deputy Attorney General in the New York State Attorney General's Organized Crime Task Force, where he investigates and prosecutes complex, multi-jurisdictional criminal enterprises.
Professor Sennett has taught Trial Advocacy at St. John's University School of Law, and he has lectured at the New York City Police Academy on trial practice. At Pace Law School, he has assisted Professor Lou Fasulo in teaching Advanced Trial Advocacy.