Profiles of Philly DA candidates

Here are The Inquirer's profiles of the Democratic candidates for district attorney:

Teresa Carr Deni

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Deni

Age: 69

Neighborhood: Northeast Philadelphia

Law school: Temple University Beasley School of Law

Resume: Municipal Court judge for 21 years, criminal defense lawyer, lawyer with the city's Board of Revision of Taxes.

Former judge Teresa Carr Deni wants to trade the bench for DA's office


Tariq El-Shabazz

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El-Shabazz

Age: 53

Law school: University of Baltimore

Neighborhood: East Mount Airy

Resume: Assistant district attorney (1988-94), founding partner
Of El-Shabazz & Harris (1995-2016), first assistant district attorney (August 2016-February 2017)

DA Williams’ former first assistant seeking to fill his seat


Joseph J. “Joe” Khan

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Khan

Age: 41

Law School: The University of Chicago

Neighborhood: Roxborough

Resume: Assistant District Attorney in Philadelphia from August 2000 to November 2006, then Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania until September 2016.

Joe Khan's pitch to be Philly's next DA: 'Only in America'

Lawrence "Larry" Krasner

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Krasner

Age: 56

Law School: Stanford Law School

Neighborhood: West Mt. Airy

Resume: Philadelphia public defender's office 1987-1991, federal public defender’s office for two years. Criminal defense private practice since 1993 at Krasner & Long Trial Attorneys.

Civil rights attorney Larry Krasner: DA's Office is 'off the rails'

Richard “Rich” Negrin

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Negrin

Age: 50

Law School: Rutgers University School of Law

Neighborhood: East Falls

Resume: assistant district attorney in Philadelphia from 1995 to 2000, associate general counsel at Aramark, 2005 to 2009, Philadelphia Managing Director 2010-2016.

Negrin pitches management skills in bid to be Philly's next DA

Inquirer Editorial Board: 'Negrin stands out among Democrats running for DA'


John “Jack” O’Neill

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O'Neill

Age: 35

Law school: Florida State University

Neighborhood: Chestnut Hill

Resume (brief recent jobs rundown): Lawyer at Schatz & Steinberg, February- present; Assistant District Attorney in Philadelphia, 2006- February 2017.

DA candidate O'Neill hopes labor support pushes him to victory


Michael Untermeyer

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Untermeyer

Age: 66

Law school: Rutgers University Camden

Neighborhood: Center City

Resume: Assistant District Attorney at the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office (1984-1988). Senior Deputy Attorney General at the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office (1990-2001), Special Counsel at the Pennsylvania Office of Inspector General (2003-2004), Private practice (2004-Present.)

Untermeyer spending big on second run for DA