Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson has announced the hiring of 20 new assistant district attorneys.

The new assistants began a one-week training program on Jan. 7 under the supervision of Assistant District Attorney Cari Ferreiro, chief of litigation training.

The new assistants are: Garrett Barmore, Albany Law School; Allison Cerilli, Fordham University School of Law; Julia Forman, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law; Laura Godfrey, Lewis & Clark Law School; Paul Hershan, Fordham Law; David Johnson, American University, Washington College of Law; Kristen Keppler, New York Law School; La-Donna Lawrence, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Also, Melanie Lewis, Cardozo Law; Jonathan McCann, St. John’s University School of Law; Christopher Regan, University of Notre Dame Law School; Krystle Rodriguez, City University of New York School of Law; Elizabeth Schwartzman, Cardozo Law; Gregory Sparer, Brooklyn Law School; Bryan Stech, University of Washington-Seattle School of Law; Marshall Volk, Cardozo Law; Paige Wallace, Georgetown University Law Center; Melissa Weiner, Western New England School of Law; Hilary Wolecki, CUNY Law; and Amy Young, Fordham Law.