Alvin Leonard Bragg Jr. is an American lawyer and Democratic politician from the state of New York know all about his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Education and Age.
|Name||Alvin Leonard Bragg Jr.|
|Birthdate||21 October 1973|
|Age (as of 2022)||48 Years|
|Place of Birth||Harlem, New York, United States|
|Spouse/Partner||Jamila Marie Ponton|
|Mother||Alvin Leonard Bragg Sr.|
|Father||Name not Known|
Alvin Leonard Bragg Jr. is an American lawyer and Democratic politician from the state of New York. On November 2, 2021, Bragg was elected as the next New York County District Attorney, becoming the first African-American and the first person of color elected to that office.Bragg has previously served as chief deputy attorney general of New York and as an assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York.
Alvin Bragg Family and Parents
Bragg is from the Upper Manhattan neighborhood of Harlem, and grew up on Striver’s Row.In an interview with The American Prospect, Bragg noted that he had been “deeply affected by the criminal justice system – most directly through three gunpoint stops by the NYPD.” He graduated from the Trinity School, before he attended Harvard College. He graduated from Harvard cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in government in 1995, and earned his Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School, where he served as an editor of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review.
Alvin Bragg Wife and Children
Alvin Bragg is married to Jamila, a beautiful and caring woman. . He expressed gratitude and requested assistance from his wife. While seated around the table, he communicated his love with a picture captioned somewhere in the celebration hall. Jamila Marie Ponton is her full name. The pair married in 2003 and has two adolescent children.
Alvin Bragg Net Worth
Alvin Leonard Bragg Jr. is an American lawyer and Democratic politician has an estimated Net Worth around $2 Million in 2022.
|Net Worth ( 2022 )||$2 Million|
|Income Source||New York County District Attorney|
|Income / Salary||Under Review|
Alvin Bragg Career
Bragg clerked for federal judge Robert P. Patterson Jr. before he joined the law firm Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello as an associate. His work there focused on white collar fraud and civil rights issues. In 2003, he joined the office of the attorney general of New York under Eliot Spitzer, before becoming the chief of litigation and investigations for the New York City Council. In 2009, Bragg left the city council to serve as assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York.
In 2017, Eric Schneiderman, then serving as attorney general, appointed Bragg to be chief deputy attorney general of New York.He ran the criminal justice and social justice divisions, and oversaw lawsuits brought by the state against the Donald J. Trump Foundation, Harvey Weinstein and The Weinstein Company, and the addition of a citizenship question on the 2020 United States Census. He left the role in December 2018.He became a professor at the New York Law School, where he became co-director of the Racial Justice Project.Bragg is a member of the board of directors for the Legal Aid Society. He has represented the families of Ramarley Graham and Eric Garner in civil litigation against New York City.
In June 2019, Bragg announced his candidacy for the 2021 Democratic Party nomination for New York County District Attorney, a position that was then held by Cy Vance. Vance opted not to run for reelection. Following the June 22, 2021, Democratic primary, Bragg led all candidates in the reported vote count. Tali Farhadian Weinstein conceded the primary to Bragg on July 2.On November 2, 2021, Bragg defeated Republican Thomas Kenniff in the general election. He is the first African-American to be elected New York County District Attorney. Bragg was sworn into office on January 1, 2022.On January 4, he announced that his office would no longer prosecute low-level offenses such as fare evasion, resisting arrest, prostitution, or cannabis-related misdemeanors unless accompanied by a felony charge.
Alvin Bragg high School
Alvin Bragg Law School
Alvin earned his A.B. in Government (cum laude, general studies) from Harvard and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.