New Cape and Islands Assistant DA Speaks Portugese

GavelBARNSTABLE – The Cape and Islands District Attorney’s office has a new assistant attorney who is fluent in Portuguese.

Amanda M. Chaves was sworn in yesterday by District Attorney Michael O’Keefe.

Chaves is a Holly Cross and Suffolk University Law graduate and was a member of the Suffolk University Prosecutor’s Clinic.

O’Keefe said he is pleased with her fluency with a language that is spoken increasingly on Cape Cod.

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