Chief Legal Officer
Alicia McFarlane serves as Chief Legal Officer for Samaritan Daytop Village, where she oversees various legal matters on behalf of the agency and the agency's compliance program. She has over 15 years of experience in strategic organizational management.
Prior to joining Samaritan Daytop Village, Ms. McFarlane served as the Vice President for Admissions and Criminal Justice Communications for Daytop Village. There, she oversaw marketing, outreach and intake for five upstate residential substance use treatment facilities and acted as a liaison to the criminal justice community within one of New York State’s largest drug and alcohol treatment agencies.
Ms. McFarlane previously served as a Queens County Assistant District Attorney in the Narcotic Trials Bureau, Director of Misdemeanor Alternative Sentencing for Queens County District Attorney’s Office. She also served as a Program Director for NYC TASC (Treatment Alternatives for Safer Communities).
Ms. McFarlane holds a Juris Doctorate from Hofstra University School of Law, a Masters in Human Organizational Science with a Concentration in Criminal Justice Administration from Villanova University, and a B.A. from Temple University.