EMORY UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, Atlanta Georgia J.D. June 1978
NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY, Boston, Massachusetts B.S. (with honors), June 1975
|April 1993 to present||LAW OFFICES OF PAMELA D. HAYES
New York City
Duties: On April 1, 1993 the Law Offices of Pamela D. Hayes were opened. It is a solo practice dedicated to bringing quality high power representation to individuals. The office is located on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, with a concentration on Criminal Defense Litigation and Federal Civil Rights Litigation.
|January 1995 to present||TELEVISION AND RADIO COMMENTATOR
Appearances: "OJ Today" - Fox Five, "CNN and Company" - CNN, "Rivera Live" - CNBC, "On Trial" - CNBC, "News Talk Television" - Time Warner, WLIB Radio – "The Simpson File", "WRKS" - Radio, "Jim Bohannan Show" - National Talk Radio, "Geraldo", "1010 WINS" Radio, "Dateline" - NBC, "Freedom Speaks" - PBS-TV, "Cross Fire" - CNN, "Talk Back Live" - CNN, "Rolanda" - WPIX, "Early Edition" - CNN, "Court TV" - Court TV Network, "Hannity & Colmes" - Fox News Channel, "Sports Box" - WLIB Radio, "Maury Povich", "Montel Williams", "That Regan Woman", Fox News Channel "Newschat" "At Issue" "MSNBC" "The Rose Ann Bar Show" "Street Talk"- Fox Five. "Cochran and Company" - Court TV, "Burden of Proof" - CNN and The Point-CNN.
Due to the onslaught and clamor for legal commentary in the area of television and radio regarding several high profile cases, I have served as a legal consultant and expert commentator for various television and radio outlets on both the cable, national and local level. This experience has provided me with the opportunity to give expert insight based on my own trials and professional experience, to the public, insuring that they get both a simplistic and realistic view as to what is going on.
|January 1993 to present||JOHN JAY SCHOOL OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW
Assistant Professor, Law and Police Science Department
Duties: As an Assistant Professor, I taught various Criminal Law and Procedure and Constitutional Law Courses to students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degree, as well candidates seeking to be peace officers.
|January 1990 to September 1992||KINGS COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE
Brooklyn, New York
Duties: As an Assistant District Attorney and the Bureau Chief of the Sex Crimes and Special Bureau, I managed the day-to-day prosecution of cases in the County involving sex offenses and child abuse. I developed office policy on the path these cases would take, through final disposition. This included all recommendations and approval for plea negotiations, grand jury investigations and presentations, trials and sentencings. My staff consisted of approximately 50 individuals, including 15 Assistant District Attorney in both Criminal and Supreme Court, paralegal, secretaries, clerks, detectives, investigators and child advocate specialists.
|September 1991 to January 1992||BRONX COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Assistant Professor, Paralegal Studies Department
Duties: As an Adjunct Professor I taught a college level Business Law Course to students pursuing an Associate Degree.
|February 1986 to December 1989||OFFICE OF THE SPECIAL PROSECUTOR FOR THE
NEW YORK CITY CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
Duties: As a Special Assistant Attorney General, my duties included:
supervising investigations into allegations of corruption within the New York City Criminal Justice System; presenting charges to the Grand Jury, and prosecuting cases on the Trial and the Appellate level. I also investigated and tried several high profile cases, (such as the "Howard Beach Case") which resulted in several indictments, pleas, two trials (one with two juries) and several convictions and the 77th Precinct Police Corruption Scandal. I also conducted lectures at the NYPD Academy on the role of the Special Prosecutor, and performed all other functions, involving litigation of the People's case.
|May 1984 to February 1986||OFFICE OF COURT ADMINISTRATION, SUPREME COURT, NEW YORK COUNTY
to Law Assistant to Justice William J. Davis
Duties: As the Judge's Law Assistant, I prepared confidential legal memoranda and legal opinions for the Court, and I analyzed and reviewed all papers submitted to the Court prior to the papers leaving chambers.
|January 1980 to May 1984||STATE OF NEW JERSEY OFFICE OF THE PUBLIC DEFENDER
Duties: As an Assistant Deputy Public Defender, I tried over seventy-five cases May 1984 through verdict on the Superior Court level. My other duties included bench trials, motion practice, sentencing, brief writing, oral argument, hearings, jail visits, criminal investigations, post conviction relief hearings and office supervision. I also drafted over thirty appeals and participated in several oral arguments on the Appellate and the Supreme Court of New Jersey level. I won the first clemency in the state for a battered woman.
|May 1978 to December 1979||WHATLEY AND ASSOCIATES, ATTORNEYS AT LAW|
Duties: As an associate, I prepared depositions and trial pleadings, in the criminal, matters, and assisted at trial.
Professional Organizations and Activities
State Bar of Georgia, State Bar of New Jersey, State Bar of New York, Supreme Court of the United States,
Association of the Bar for the City of New York, Metropolitan Black Bar Association, Coalition of 100 Black
Women, New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Vice President, Board of Directors), New
York State Bar Association, Franklin H. Williams Judicial Commission on Minorities, American Federation of
Television and Radio Artists, (AFTRA) and the Women's Leadership Forum-Democratic National Committee,