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For Leone, Middlesex DA post was not a steppingstone

Among the array of jobs in public service, district attorney is one of the most relevant and impactful.

A district attorney and his staff typically help citizens at their most vulnerable, after they or a family member have been victimized by crime. How those people are treated goes a long way toward restoring their self-confidence, as well as their faith in government and the justice system.

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