Two female prosecutors join District Attorney’s staff

One is returning to familiar venue; other worked as intern in office 

Michelle Barone

Michelle Barone

Two new assistant district attorneys – Michelle Barone and Emily Provencher – were sworn in on Friday, May 9, Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan said in a news release.

“Emily and Michelle are great additions to the District Attorney’s Office,” said Hogan. “Emily is an experienced prosecutor who jumped at the chance to return to the area where she grew up. Michelle has been with us as an intern and already is respected by law enforcement throughout Chester County.

The ceremony was performed by Chester County Judge John L. Hall, a former prosecutor, Hogan said.

Emily Provencher

Emily Provencher

Emily Provencher received her undergraduate degree from Eastern University and her law degree from Widener University School of Law (Harrisburg). She worked previously as an assistant district attorney in Cumberland County, the release said.

Michelle Barone received her undergraduate degree from Temple University. She received her law degree from Widener University School of Law (Delaware). Barone is a former intern in the District Attorney’s Office, according to the release.


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  1. Joe Burns says:

    I was on a jury in case Provencher prosecuted in Cumberland County. She is prepared and ruthless.

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