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Kristina Korobov, Prosecution of Domestic Violence Cases

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Kristina Korobov, J.D. is a Senior Attorney for the National Center for the Prosecution of Violence Against Women, a division of the National District Attorney’s Association. Prior to joining NCPVAW, Kristina served as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney with the Loudoun County Commonwealth’s Attorney in Leesburg, Virginia, a suburb of Washington, DC. She handled all Domestic Violence and Physical Child Abuse Cases and was responsible for Law Enforcement Training. Kristina was a member of the Loudoun Domestic Abuse Response Team (DART) and she chaired the Child Protection Team Subcommittee of the DART. Kristina came to Virginia from Indianapolis, where she was the Coordinator of the Indianapolis Violence Reduction Partnership, an initiative funded by the United States Department of Justice. Prior to that, Korobov served as Chief Counsel for Strand Analytical Laboratories, a private DNA Lab in Indianapolis. From 1996 until 2005, Kristina worked in the Marion County (Indianapolis) Prosecutor’s Office. She served as Chief of the S e x Crimes and Child Abuse Unit, Chief of the Domestic Violence Unit and as a Major Felony Prosecutor. In addition to handling cases, Kristina was responsible for attorney supervision and training, policy development, community outreach and training for law enforcement officers. Among other cases during her tenure, Korobov prosecuted Marion County’s first Repeat S e x Offender, a police officer who was manufacturing child p o r n, and serial rapist Charles Hill. In 2002, Kristina was named Prosecutor of the Year by the Indiana Coalition Against Sexual Assault and received an Outstanding Lecturer Award from Communities Against Rape / Center of Hope for Youth. Defense attorneys refer to Ms. Korobov as the “Queen of Pain” and the “Princess of Darkness.” She is a runner who has completed two marathons and has vowed never to do another.