Division Chiefs


Thomas McGoldrick, Chief of the Trials Division

In January 2008, Thomas W. McGoldrick became Deputy District Attorney and chief of the Trials Division for the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office.Mr. McGoldrick rejoined the District Attorney’s Office after spending the past year working for the United States Department of Homeland Security as assistant chief counsel for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in the Philadelphia Office.

For the previous nine years, Mr. McGoldrick was an assistant district attorney in Montgomery County.There, he served on both the Major Crimes Unit and the Narcotics Unit before becoming Captain of the Major Crimes Unit.During his last four years in the District Attorney’s Office, Mr. McGoldrick served as captain of the Montgomery County Investigating Grand Jury where he assisted the Montgomery County Detective Bureau in investigating many of the most serious crimes in the county.Mr. McGoldrick was also cross-designated as a Special Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Prior to joining the District Attorney’s Office, Mr. McGoldrick served as the law clerk to the Honorable Bernard A. Moore of the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas.Mr. McGoldrick grew up in Lower Merion Township, and is a graduate of The Haverford School, Boston College, and Temple University School of Law.

SB1_1149_s_thumb.jpgSharon Giamporcaro, Chief of the Juvenile Division
Sharon Giamporcaro joined the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office in 1992.She currently serves as chief of the Juvenile Division and Deputy District Attorney.Ms. Giamporcaro supervises all juvenile investigations and prosecutions, and is responsible for training assistant district attorneys in the Juvenile Division.In 2001, she was awarded the District Attorney’s Medal for outstanding service.Ms. Giamporcaro also assists in the management of the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Youth Aid Panel Program, the School Safety Committee and the District Attorney’s Truancy Task Force.

In 2010, Ms. Giamporcaro was appointed to the Board of Managers for the Montgomery County Youth Center, and appointed to the Pennsylvania Bar Association Task Force on the Interbranch Commission Report on Juvenile Justice.Ms. Giamporcaro has lectured for law enforcement agencies, educational institutions and community organizations on numerous occasions throughout Montgomery County on the topics of Juvenile Justice, Criminal Law and safety issues.She has presented continuing legal education training for the Montgomery Bar Association and has served as a co-chair for their Juvenile Rules Committee.

Ms. Giamporcaro graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing, and received her Juris Doctor degree from Villanova University School of Law in 1986.She was admitted to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and the United States District for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in 1986.