Fredric I. Green

  • Professor

Education

BA, Clark University
JD, Pace University School of Law

Fredric I. Green is a Second Deputy District Attorney and the Chief of the Special Prosecutions Division of the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office and in that capacity supervises the prosecution in Westchester of all domestic violence, child abuse, elder abuse cases, and human trafficking cases involving children and trafficked victims of domestic violence.

Prior to his current assignment in Special Prosecutions which began in January 2015 when he was first appointed to the position by then District Attorney and now Chief Judge of the State of New York Janet DiFiore, Mr. Green was the longtime Chief of the Sex Crimes Bureau of the Superior Court Trial Division, where he served as Chief for 14 years. Mr. Green was re-appointed to his current position by District Attorney Anthony Scarpino. Since joining the D.A.’s Office in 1987, Mr. Green has tried numerous cases involving rape and other sexual assaults of adults and children, sexual assault homicide cases, child abuse and domestic violence homicides, non-sexual assault homicides, child physical abuse cases, CODIS cases, cases of domestic violence and many other types of crime not involving special victims. During his more than 30 year career, Mr. Green has also presented hundreds of cases to the Grand Jury, argued before the Appellate Division and responded to scores of crime scenes of homicide and sexual assault. Mr. Green reviewed or supervised the prosecution of almost every adult sex crimes case in Westchester County between 1999 and 2015, and throughout his career has been an advocate for countless victims of sexual assault and other violent crimes. Mr. Green has served in every division of the District Attorney’s Office.

The Special Prosecutions Division employs 30 members and is the third largest division of the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office. It employs sixteen Assistant District Attorneys, as well as domestic violence aides, victim counselors, administrative professionals, a trauma therapist, police investigators and a translation services unit. The Division investigates thousands of cases each year, including more than 7,000 reports from the state central register for child abuse, more than 2,100 domestic violence incidents, and hundreds more cases of elder abuse and cases of human trafficking.

Mr. Green has trained police officers, detectives, judges, nurses, prosecutors, rape crisis hotline workers, victim’s advocates, students, educators and probation officers on behalf of the District Attorney’s Office in the investigation and prosecution of sexual assault cases and on the intricacies of sexual assault law, as well as on domestic violence, child abuse, elder abuse and human trafficking laws and issues, trial techniques, Megan’s Law, and New York’s civil confinement law, the Sex Offender Management and Treatment Act. He is a regular lecturer for many years at the Westchester County Police Academy and also at the New York State Prosecutors Training Institute.   Mr. Green has also lectured at the New York State Judicial Training Institute, the New York County District Attorney’s Office, Victim’s Assistance Services, the Westchester County Department of Probation, New York University Medical Center, Westchester Medical Center, the Westchester Council on Crime and Delinquency, the Westchester County, White Plains and New Rochelle Bar Associations, the Westchester Hispanic Coalition and on behalf of the New York State Office of Court Administration, the Westchester County Office for Women and the Pace Women’s Justice Center on issues related to the prosecution of all types of special victims cases. Mr. Green has also spoken before the New York State Assembly Sex Offender Task Force and the Editorial Board of the Journal News.

Since 2010, he has been an Adjunct Law Professor at the Elisabeth Haub School of Law. Mr. Green previously served as an Adjunct Professor at Purchase College at the State University of New York for 20 years where he taught classes he created in the areas of sexual assault law and the criminal justice system.  Mr. Green has also lectured at many Westchester high schools and colleges (Iona, Pace, Mercy, Manhattanville, Monroe, the College of Westchester and Purchase), Pace Law School and at civic, PTA and other community organizations throughout Westchester County.

   Mr. Green is a member of a variety of working groups active in the areas of domestic violence, child abuse, trafficking and elder abuse including the Westchester Child Fatality Review Team, the Westchester Child Advocacy Center Planning Committee, and the Westchester Multi-Disciplinary Team for Child Abuse. He is a member of the Westchester Elder Abuse Multi-Disciplinary Team, and a member of the New York State Elder Justice Working Group. Mr. Green is co-chair of the Westchester Anti Trafficking Task Force and a member of the subcommittee on Sexual Assault and Family Violence of the New York State District Attorney’s Association. Mr. Green is also a member of the Westchester County Domestic Violence Council, the Westchester Medical Center Victim Informed Care and Trauma Recovery Task Force, the Northern Westchester Risk Reduction Team, the Westchester County-wide Lethality Assessment Initiative and the One Love Foundation Coordinated Community Response Team.

Mr. Green is a contributing author/editor to the New York Prosecutor’s Training Institute’s Sexual Assault Prosecution Manual, 2014 edition.    

In 2018, Mr. Green was recognized by the New York State Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs, with their 2018 Champion Award.

In 2018, he was also recognized by the Westchester County Department of Probation and the Westchester County Office for Women, with the 2018 James Cannon Award for his dedication and leadership in the field of domestic violence.

Mr. Green is a graduate of the Horace Mann School, Clark University and Pace Law School.