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A Peekskill lady pretended to be an lawyer in an area courtroom, based on the district lawyer’s workplace. 

Delilah Torres, forty two, is accused of representing a shopper at a civil matter in Pleasantville Village Courtroom on the finish of June, 

When questioned about her credentials, Torres stated she graduated from Columbia Regulation Faculty in Might however did not take her bar examination, District Lawyer Anthony Scarpino Jr. stated. 

She was informed to return to courtroom on July three with proof that she was admitted to follow and attended Columbia Regulation Faculty, however she by no means confirmed, the district lawyer stated. 

After a document search, the district lawyer’s workplace found she by no means attended or graduated from Columbia Regulation Faculty or took the bar examination. 

She was arraigned Wednesday on two counts of providing a false instrument for submitting, each felonies, for representing herself as an lawyer on paperwork faxed to the courtroom, and one rely of working towards or showing as attoreny-at-regulation with out being admitted and registered, a misdeamonor. 

Torres pleaded not responsible.

Her bail was set at $15,000 money or bond, and she or he’s due again in courtroom on Nov. sixteen. 

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