Supervisor, Criminal Defense Paralegal Department
Charlene received her Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies from Stenotype Academy (now known as New York Career Institute). For almost 15 years Charlene was the sole Paralegal at Battiste, Aronowsky & Suchow, the former indigent provider of Criminal Defense on Staten Island. She proudly worked there learning and mastering the techniques of being a Criminal Defense Paralegal. Charlene joined Brooklyn Defender Services in 2012, where she was moved up the ranks from Senior Paralegal to Administrative Supervisor and then finally Criminal Defense Paralegal Supervisor. Charlene oversees the Licensed Process Servers of the Criminal Defense Practice as well. She believes that providing support to our attorneys to obtain the best possible outcome for our clients is paramount.
When Charlene is not working, she is usually cooking Italian food and feeding friends and family or planning vacations to the sunny hot spots that she loves.