Prior to her work in police oversight, Mina served as Special Counsel to the late Honorable Ken Thompson in the Kings County District Attorney’s Office where she counseled and assisted the newly-elected Brooklyn District Attorney in the day-to-day operations of the agency consisting of 1,200 employees. Mina advised the District Attorney on the restructuring of the agency, personnel matters, policy issues, and cases involving sex crimes, wrongful convictions, child abuse and homicides.
In addition to her work in Brooklyn, Mina also served the Honorable Richard Brown in the Queens County District Attorney’s Office where she prosecuted a broad range of felony cases and argued numerous appeals. Her concentration was in Special Victims where she oversaw the investigation, prosecution, and litigation of child homicides, child physical and sexual abuse, sex trafficking, elder abuse and adult sex crimes. Mina also worked for the venerable D.C. Public Defender Service as a Criminal Investigator where she worked on behalf of indigent civilians accused of crimes.
Mina is a graduate of Bates College and received her J.D. from The American University Washington College of Law