First Assistant Prosecutor’s Bio
First Assistant Prosecutor Dana R. Petrone began her public service career in 1993 when she joined the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office after a clerkship with Superior Court in Camden County in 1992. First Assistant Petrone has been a career prosecutor and was assigned to numerous units in the Prosecutor’s Office including Motions and Appeals, Juvenile, Trial Team, Grand Jury, Megan’s Law and Domestic Violence. In December 2009, she was promoted to Deputy Section Chief of the Grand Jury Unit and was and became Section Chief of that Unit in 2013. She was responsible for supervising and overseeing the screening of more than 10,000 cases per year and managing all pre-indictment matters. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from The University of Pennsylvania in 1988 and her Juris Doctor in 1992 from Rutgers University School of Law – Camden.