Kathleen Rice

Born Feb 15, 1965

Kathleen Maura Rice is the current Nassau County District Attorney. In November 2005, Rice defeated 31-year-incumbent Denis E. Dillon to become the first female district attorney of Nassau.

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1965 Birth Born on February 15, 1965.


1987 22 Years Old She received a B.A. from The Catholic University in 1987 and a J.D. from The Touro Law Center in 1991.
1992 27 Years Old Rice began her career as an assistant district attorney in the Kings County District Attorney’s Office, under District Attorney Charles Hynes in 1992. … Read More


1999 34 Years Old In 1999, Rice was appointed assistant United States Attorney in Philadelphia by then-Attorney General Janet Reno. … Read More


2005 - 2007 3 More Events
2008 43 Years Old In 2008, following the trampling death of a Walmart employee at one of the retailer’s Black Friday sales events, Rice encouraged Walmart to upgrade its security protocols at its nearly 100 New York stores.
2009 44 Years Old Rice was re-elected in 2009 and 2013. … Read More
2011 46 Years Old 1 More Event
In September 2011, Rice’s office arrested seven students after uncovering an SAT cheating ring on Long Island. … Read More
In 2012, Rice came out in favor of decriminalizing small amounts of “plain view” marijuana. … Read More
In April 2013, Rice announced the arrest of 18 members of the “Rollin’ 60’s” gang, an “ultra-violent” subset of the Crips. … Read More
Rice announced on January 29, 2014, that she would run for Congress in 2014 in New York's 4th congressional district to replace retiring Democratic incumbent Carolyn McCarthy.
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