Michael Rakaczewski is the First Assistant District Attorney.

First ADA Rakaczewski graduated from King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, where he majored in Criminal Justice. He received his Juris Doctorate from Widener University School of Law in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. While attending law school, he worked with the Harrisburg Civil Law Clinic providing assistance in drafting the Address Confidentiality Program for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and/or stalking.

Rakaczewski has been employed with the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office as an Assistant District Attorney since January 2004. Prior to that, he was in private practice for several years. He has extensive trial experience, having conducted over 100 criminal jury trials, in addition to numerous bench trials.

His current duties and responsibilities include prosecuting sexual assaults, major domestic violence cases, child abuse cases, and sexual exploitation of children cases, as well as serving as legal advisor to the Monroe County Drug Task Force and Appeals Officer under the Pennsylvania Right to Know Law.

First Assistant District Attorney Michael Rakaczewski can be reached at mrakaczewski@monroecountypa.gov.