Cardamone promoted to Deputy District Attorney

Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan (left) and newly promoted Deputy District Attorney Andrea Cardamone.

WEST CHESTER — Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan announced  Wednesday that veteran prosecutor Andrea Cardamone has been promoted to Deputy District Attorney.

“Andrea is a strong and tireless prosecutor,” Hogan said in a news release announcing the promotion. “She is well-respected by Chester County law enforcement. She also has been adding supervisory duties to her workload. She has earned this promotion to Deputy District Attorney.

Cardamone, who has more than 15 years experience working in the District Attorney’s Office, said she felt lucky to work with such a strong team of people in the county courthouse.

“I consider myself incredibly lucky. I have the best job in the world, and I get to do it in an amazing office and an amazing county,” Cardamone said. “Between my colleagues, Chester County law enforcement, and all the various court offices and court personnel, I get to work with exceptional people every day. It is a pleasure and a privilege to work in the Chester County District Attorney’s Office.

Cardamone grew up in Gladwyne. She received her undergraduate degree from Washington and Lee University. She received her law degree from Harvard Law School.

When she graduated from law school, she joined the Philadelphia office of Dechert LLP, a prestigious international law firm. In 2002, she joined the Chester County District Attorney’s Office.

Most recently,  Cardamone convicted former Coatesville Area School District Superintendent Richard Como in a complex corruption case and convicted Andre Rashodd Smith of first degree murder in a Coatesville stabbing case.  Cardamone also works with First Assistant District Attorney Michael Noone to coordinate the investigation and prosecution of rape cases throughout Chester County.

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