Elizabeth Leaming, Supervisory Assistant State’s Attorney

Elizabeth C. Leaming, JD is the Supervisory Assistant State’s Attorney for the Judicial District of Windham. She received her B.A. degree from Colgate University and her Juris Doctorate from Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law. She leads a team of six attorneys who handle the prosecution of motor vehicle, misdemeanor and felony crimes in Windham County while maintaining a caseload in both G.A. 11 and Part A prosecuting child abuse cases. Prior to her position in Windham County SASA Leaming was responsible for the prosecution of child physical and sexual abuse cases that occurred in Tolland County for 24 years.  She began her legal career in 1992 as a prosecutor in Ft. Myers, Florida where she discovered her passion for prosecuting crimes against children. Her interest in this area continued once she returned to her home state of Connecticut where she has spent her entire career pursuing justice for abused children. Attorney Leaming co-chaired the Tolland County Multi-Disciplinary Team for 22 years and currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Windham County Multi-Disciplinary Team. Additionally, she co-chairs the Training Committee of the Governor’s Task Force on Justice for Abused Children and serves on the faculty of Finding Words Connecticut. Attorney Leaming lectures statewide on topics related to child abuse investigation and the criminal justice system to DCF, law enforcement, medical providers and school administrators and staff.