14 Attys, Judges Vie To Become Interim Philly DA

Law360, Philadelphia (July 14, 2017, 6:12 PM EDT) -- Fourteen applicants are vying to serve as Philadelphia district attorney until the end of the year and fill the empty seat left by the conviction of Seth Williams, including a former holder of the office, the runner-up in the May Democratic primary, several current and former federal and city prosecutors, multiple retired Philadelphia judges and a former state senator.

When the window for applications for the interim district attorney position closed on Friday afternoon, former district attorney Lynne Abraham remained the most prominent name in the...
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