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Leigh Bishop


Leigh Bishop is the Chief of the Child Fatality Unit at the Queens County District Attorney’s Office in New York where she has served as an Assistant District Attorney for 18 years. Leigh has investigated and prosecuted all types of violent crime including homicide, rape, assault and robbery. Leigh specializes in homicide and assault investigations and prosecutions involving infants and children with Abusive Head Trauma. She regularly advises prosecutors around the country on how to prepare Abusive Head Trauma cases for trial. She lectures on the investigation and prosecution of Abusive Head Trauma cases to law enforcement, pediatricians, pediatric specialists, social workers and defense attorneys. Leigh is originally from Birmingham, Alabama.