Laura Dorfman has worked as an Assistant District Attorney at the Queens County District Attorney’s Office since graduating from Hofstra University School of Law in 2012. Throughout her time at the district attorney’s office she has completed numerous violent felony trials prosecuting charges including predatory sexual assault against a child, rape, robbery, criminal possession of a weapon, burglary, and felony assault.
Mrs. Dorfman is currently the Legal Training Administrator for the office. In that role, she is responsible for the professional development of all Assistant District Attorneys. Prior to her appointment, she was assigned to the Special Victims Bureau, where she handled felony sex crimes, felony child physical abuse cases, and felony elder abuse cases.
In 2019, Mrs. Dorfman received the Outstanding Women in Law Award, as an Emerging Leader, from Hofstra University School of Law.
She has also previously been selected to be a part of the District Attorney’s Career Criminal Major Crimes Bureau Riding Program, where for one week a month she acted as a liaison between the district attorney’s office and the police department. In that capacity, she interviewed suspects, drafted search warrants, and responded to police precincts to conduct line ups.
Mrs. Dorfman is also currently an adjunct professor at Fordham University School of Law where she teaches the Queens DA Clinic. She was formerly a Special Professor of Law, at Hofstra University School of Law, where she prepared over forty students for local and national trial competitions by teaching them the Federal Rules of Evidence, direct and cross examinations, and opening and closing statements.