Tom Fallon, JD


Madison, Wisconsin (USA)

Mr. Fallon is the first ever child abuse resource prosecutor in the Wisconsin Attorney General’s Office. Mr. Fallon is formerly a Deputy District Attorney in Dane County (Madison), Wisconsin where he supervised Assistant District Attorneys assigned to the criminal courts. Prior to assuming managerial responsibilities, Mr. Fallon was an Assistant District Attorney in Dane County where he was the prosecution coordinator and interagency liaison for child abuse cases. Previously, Mr. Fallon has been an Assistant Attorney General with the Wisconsin Department of Justice in the Criminal Litigation, Antitrust and Consumer protection Unit where he handled a wide variety of cases from arson to racketeering. He specialized in sexually violent person proceedings, sexual assault, murder and child abuse prosecutions.

Mr. Fallon was an Assistant and Deputy (First Assistant) District Attorney in Kenosha County Wisconsin. As the chief felony prosecutor, he supervised other prosecutors and specialized in child abuse and drug prosecutions.

Mr. Fallon has presented on several occasions for the American Prosecutors Research Institute's National Center for the Prosecution of Child Abuse (APRI-NCPCA), the National College of District Attorneys (NCDA), the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC) and the Midwest Conference on Child Sexual Abuse and Incest. He has lectured frequently for the Wisconsin Department of Justice and the Wisconsin District Attorney's Association on a variety of topics such as Prosecutorial Ethics, Interrogation Law, Sexually Violent Person Proceedings and Child Abuse.

Mr. Fallon is also credited with four publications: The Basic Do's and Don'ts of Interviewing; National Resource Center On Child Sexual Abuse of the National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect, A Prosecutor's Perspective on Court Preparation: Boundaries and Roles, Chapter 6, of Preparing Children for Court; The Miranda Primer-Revised, a training manual for prosecutors and law enforcement officers on Wisconsin Interrogation Law; and the Safe Schools Legal Resource Manual.