Andrea J. Cabral, sheriff of Suffolk County, will be guest speaker at the Martin Luther King, Jr. breakfast on Friday, January 31 at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.
The public is invited to attend the breakfast from 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. in the Sunset Room in the UMass Dartmouth Campus Center. Tickets are $10 for the general public; $3 for students with ID. Parking is in lot 5. For tickets or more information: Ms. Marjorie Fernandes 508.999.9222 or Mfernandes @ umassd.edu
Recently appointed sheriff, Andrea J. Cabral has served as a staff attorney to the Suffolk County Sheriff's Office, as an assistant district attorney for Middlesex County, and as a litigator in the civil rights division of the off ice of the Attorney General.
A graduate of Boston College and Suffolk University School of Law, Ms. Cabral holds a Juris Doctorate. Her publications include: "Obtaining, Enforcing and Defending x.209A Restraining Orders in Massachusetts," and "Same Gender Domestic Violence: Strategies for Change in Creating Courtroom Accessibility."
Additionally, she has contributed to legal forums sponsored by the American Bar Association, the Massachusetts Bar Association, and the Boston Bar Association. She is a successful investigator, lidgator and prosecutor