Dyanne Greer is an attorney in the Maricopa County Family Violence Bureau in Phoenix, Arizona. She has been a prosecutor for 30 years, starting in the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office prosecuting child and adult sex crimes, but she specialized in child physical abuse and child homicide cases. She spent a year as a Senior Attorney for the National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse (APRI-NCPCA), teaching and training on physical and sexual child abuse. In 2002 she began working as a violent crime prosecutor with the United States Attorney’s Office in the District of Arizona dealing with violent crimes on Arizona’s Indian reservations. Ms. Greer specializes in the prosecution of child physical abuse, child homicide and sexual abuse.
Prior to becoming a prosecutor, Ms. Greer obtained her MSW in Clinical Social Work from Smith College and worked as a pediatric, psychiatric and emergency room social worker in a level one trauma center. She has a background in Corrections, having worked with incarcerated juvenile offenders and psychiatric inmates in the County Jail. As a result of her background in the pediatric medical arena, she brings a unique perspective to understanding the medicine of child physical abuse and homicide. Since 1979, Ms. Greer has taught law enforcement, social workers, teachers and medical personnel. She earned her graduate degree from the University of Arizona, her MSW from Smith College, and her law degree from Arizona State University College of Law.