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January 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Daniel J. Dye, Esq. is the Assistant Chief Deputy Attorney General in the Criminal Prosecutions Section of the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General.
Dan joined the Attorney General’s Office in 2012. Dan led the groundbreaking five year grand jury investigations into child sexual abuse and cover-up in the Roman Catholic Church in Pennsylvania which uncovered over 350 predatory priests and thousands of child abuse victims. He has continued to prosecute an active caseload of corruption, sex crimes, child abuse, and homicides. In 2015 he convicted a former Philadelphia Common Pleas Judge of public corruption crimes while in office, and in 2018 won a conviction for murder in one of Pennsylvania’s most notorious cold cases.
In addition, Dan is the Director of the Attorney General’s Medical and Legal Advisory Board on Child Abuse, which provides advisory expert analysis to local investigators in difficult to solve child abuse or child homicide investigations.
Prior to joining the Attorney General’s Office, Dan was an Assistant District Attorney in Lancaster County where he prosecuted sexual assault, child abuse, and domestic violence crimes as a member of the Special Victims Unit.
Dan holds a bachelor’s degree from Kent State University with majors in criminal justice and psychology, and a law degree from the Penn State Dickson School of Law.
In 2018, Dan was recognized by the Pennsylvania Bar Association as the Government Lawyer of the Year and by the Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance as a Blue Ribbon Champion for Kids.
Dan is a resident of Lancaster County where he resides with his wife and two sons.