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Mynderse graduate appointed to Trump’s legal defense team

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A Mynderse Academy alumnus from the class of 1999, Emil Bove III, has recently joined the legal defense team of former President Donald J. Trump.


Reports from Politico and CNN confirm that Bove, who has extensive experience as a former federal prosecutor, has been enlisted by Trump’s lawyer, Todd Blanche.

Bove, currently a partner at Blanche Law, has earlier served as an assistant U.S. attorney in Manhattan for the Southern District of New York, bringing considerable expertise to his new role.

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Emil Bove III has had an illustrious academic and professional journey. After earning his bachelor’s degree in public policy and economics from SUNY Albany in 2003, he went on to achieve his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center in 2008.

Bove, alongside another recent addition to the team, Kendra Wharton, will be addressing Trump’s criminal matters, including cases filed by Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg and special counsel Jack Smith.