Tara McManigal has worked as a Deputy District Attorney for the Siskiyou County District Attorney in California since August of 2011. Tara worked with Deputy District Attorney Christopher Pallone and the Animal Legal Defense Fund on the case of Kevin Haller, securing a meaningful sentence for the abuser.
Susan Walton has been a prosecutor in Virginia for 19 years, the last 12 of which have been in the City of Suffolk. As Senior Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney she is assigned to the violent crimes team and Gang Task Force Unit, but she feels just as inspired by her role as the office's animal cruelty prosecutor.
Assistant State Attorney Samuel Miller is a specialized animal cruelty prosecutor for Palm Beach County, Florida. Samuel is responsible for the filing and reviewing of all animal cruelty cases in the county.
Lieutenant Alan Borgal
Lieutenant Alan Borgal has been employed by the Animal Rescue League of Boston (ARL) for 37 years and is currently the Director for the Center of Animal Protection. He has been a Massachusetts Special State Police Officer since 1981 and has extensive experience and knowledge of field investigations involving animal abuse and the unlawful killing of animals.
Kathleen Rice has served as the District Attorney for Nassau County, New York since 2006. She created the Animal Crimes Unit and 24-hour hotline in February 2010 to handle cases involving animal cruelty, abuse, and neglect.