Charlene Williams-Pulakos said her son and other witnesses heard the board's attorney, Albert D’Agostino (right), respond with a barrage of inflammatory language and an offer to physically fight her child.
The Journal News reports:
A grievance has been filed with a state panel against East Ramapo School District attorney Albert D’Agostino, alleging he cursed at a 17-year-old high school honor student.
Charlene Williams-Pulakos, an attorney, said Tuesday that the grievance committee should censure D’Agostino for his abusive language toward her son and for trying to intimidate him.
Nicholas Pulakos has said he questioned D’Agostino for cursing at activist Steven White outside district offices on March 5 following a Board of Education meeting. Pulakos asked the attorney if he was threatening White.
Williams-Pulakos said her son and other witnesses heard D’Agostino respond with a barrage of inflammatory language and offered to physically fight her child.
“As a mother I am deeply offended about how this man spoke to my child,” she said Tuesday. “As a lawyer, I am offended by how he represents the taxpayers who pay his salary.“His conduct as a lawyer is inappropriate,” she said. “I don’t know whether the grievance committee will do anything. I think he should be censured.”…