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Deborah R. Edwards, Counsel to the Attorney General

Deborah R. Edwards

Counsel to the Attorney General


Deborah Edwards, a long-term employee of the Department of Law and Public Safety, most recently served as Chief of Staff to the Attorney General, assisting in the overall management of the Department of Law and Public Safety and providing daily guidance to division directors and managers. Prior to 2010, Edwards served as Section Chief of the Division of Law’s Employment Counseling Section, Chief of Staff of the Division of Criminal Justice, EEO Officer in the Office of the Attorney General, Assistant Director of the Division on Civil Rights, and as a deputy attorney general in the Division of Law.

Edwards received her undergraduate degree in 1985 from The University of Pennsylvania and her law degree in 1988 from Villanova Law School.

“Deborah Edwards has extensive experience in state government, serving with distinction as an attorney in high-profile positions,” said Attorney General Chiesa. “She has served me well as Chief of Staff, and I will continue to rely on her strong advice as she assumes the position of Counsel to the Attorney General.”



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