PHILADELPHIA (Jan. 9, 2015) – Philadelphia District Attorney R. Seth Williams today announced that Cameron L. Kline will begin serving as his new Communications Director and Spokesperson.
“I’d like to officially welcome Cameron to the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office,” said Williams. “Cameron not only brings with him a wealth of communications experience – from neighborhood to non-profit and from political to corporate – to the job, but he is a consummate professional who understands the City of Philadelphia and our amazing neighborhoods.”
Before joining the district attorney’s office, Kline was State Senator Larry Farnese’s (D-Phila.) Communications Director and Senior Advisor. Prior to joining the senator’s office, he was the Press Secretary for State Treasurer Rob McCord’s campaign for Governor of Pennsylvania and the Communications Director for the Philadelphia Gas Works. He has also worked for PECO and the School District of Philadelphia.
Cameron, who lives with his partner in South Philadelphia, has a Master’s Degree from the University of Illinois, is a current Board Member for the Liberty City LGBT Democratic Club and brought national attention to the Boy Scouts of America’s discriminatory policies when he returned his Eagle Scout medal in 2013.
The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office is the largest prosecutor’s office in Pennsylvania, and one of the largest in the nation. It serves the more than 1.5 million citizens of the City and County of Philadelphia, employing 600 lawyers, detectives and support staff. It is organized into seven divisions: Executive/Administration, Trials, Pre-Trial, Investigations, Juvenile Law, and Special Operations. The District Attorney’s Office is responsible for prosecution of over 75,000 criminal cases annually. The main office of the Philadelphia District Attorney is located in Center City Philadelphia at The Widener Building, Three South Penn Square. The Juvenile Court and Child Support Unit are located at 1501 Arch Street, and the Private Criminal Complaint Unit is located at 1425 Arch Street. Additionally, the Charging Unit is staffed around the clock in The Widener Building.