John P. Mannarino
Assistant United States Attorney and Deputy Chief, Appellate Division, United States Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.S., Boston University; J.D., American University
B.S., Boston University; J.D., American University. Professor Mannarino is Deputy Chief of the...Continue Reading
B.S., Boston University; J.D., American University. Professor Mannarino is Deputy Chief of the Appellate Division in the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia. The Division represents the United States in both the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and the District of Columbia Court of Appeals. Professor Mannarino assists in supervising and training the Division’s thirty-seven prosecutors, and his responsibilities include editing briefs, overseeing oral arguments, providing guidance regarding appellate litigation strategies, and advising trial attorneys on legal issues, in addition to briefing and arguing his own cases. He previously served as the Division’s Senior Litigation Counsel, and is a faculty member at the Department of Justice’s National Advocacy Center. He also serves on the Office’s Hiring Committee.
Professor Mannarino previously served as Acting Chief of the Office’s Special Proceedings Division, supervising a staff of eleven prosecutors, three paralegals, and five legal assistants. The Special Proceedings Division handles post-conviction litigation in both the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and the District of Columbia Superior Court, including motions alleging ineffective assistance of counsel, prosecutorial misconduct, and newly discovered evidence, as well as motions to reduce sentence and habeas petitions.
Before joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office in 1998, Professor Mannarino served as an Assistant State Attorney in Dade County, Florida, and as an Investigative Attorney with the National Science Foundation’s Office of Inspector General.