Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas J. Spota

Photo of District Attorney Thomas J. Spota “The duty of a prosecutor is to seek justice, not merely to convict.”

ABA Standards Relating to the Prosecution Function and Defense Function, §1.1(c) (1970).

“To that end, I promise that this office will enforce the law with temperance and without malice, to seek truth and not victims, to serve the law and not fractional purposes and to approach these tasks with humility and respect.”

News Releases

Published: 3/24/2015

After two days of deliberations a jury has convicted a Suffolk County man of assault, stalking and endangering the welfare of a minor, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said.


Published: 3/24/2015

After two days of deliberations a jury has convicted a Suffolk County man of assault, stalking and endangering the welfare of a minor, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said.


Published: 3/13/2015

State Supreme Court Justice William Condon today found street gang member Reginald Ross of Yaphank guilty of committing two murders in Suffolk County in 2010, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said.