Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo assumed office today after a ceremony this morning.

Superior Court Judge Michele Fox swore in Prosecutor Colalillo during a private ceremony Monday morning. Prosecutor Colalillo succeeds Warren Faulk, who held the position for six years, starting in June 2008. She is the county’s first female prosecutor.

Prosecutor Colalillo comes to the Prosecutor’s Office after 21 years on the bench as a Superior Court Judge in Camden County. Most recently she was assigned as presiding judge of general equity. She graduated from Vermont Law School in 1976.

This is a return to the Prosecutor’s Office for Prosecutor Colalillo, who served as an Assistant Prosecutor from 1980 to 1984.