The Winter Conference 2018 will be held at the Grand Hyatt, Grand Central, NY, January 23-26, 2018.

For photos of past conferences, click here.

Judge Smith Keynote


Following a brief luncheon, the always-inspiring presentation of accolades commenced.  Each year, one elected district attorney is honored with an award in the name of Frank Hogan, the long-serving district attorney from New York County known as “Mr. District Attorney.”  Additionally, four Assistant District Attorneys are nominate by their district attorney for the honor of receiving the Morgenthau Award, named after the legendary Robert Morgenthau.  This year, the DAASNY president also offered special recognition of Susan Valle, Executive Director of the New York Prosecutors Training Institute, for her service to the profession.

The Hogan Award was presented to Orange County District Attorney Frank Phillips (Ret.).

Frank Phillips Hogan Award

The Region One Morgenthau Award was presented to ADA Christopher Ryan, New York County.

Ryan Speech

The Region Two Morgenthau Award was presented to ADA Bob Masters, Queens County.

Bob Masters Morgenthau Award

The Region Three Morgenthau Award was presented to ADA Christopher Horn, Albany County.

Chris Horn Morgenthau Award

The Region Four Morgenthau Award was presented to ADA Vincent Hemming, Wyoming County.

Vincent Hemming Morg Award

The President’s Special Recognition was presented to Susan Valle.

Susan Valle Award


Previous Honorees:


Region 1: Patricia Murphy

Region 2: Christopher McPartland

Region 3: Douglas Collyer

Region 4: Mike Coluzza


Region 1: Gilda Mariani

Region 2: Tim Koller

Region 3: John Delahanty

Region 4: David Gann

Region 4: Christopher Belling