Anna-Sigga Nicolazzi is a former prosecutor for the Brooklyn District Attorney's Office, one of the country’s largest and busiest offices. Before her departure in 2017, she served as Chief of Trials for the Homicide Bureau. Early in her career, Nicolazzi climbed the ranks to reach the elite Homicide Bureau, where she specialized in complex cases for 16 of her 21-years in office. During her tenure, Anna-Sigga tried over 50 felony cases, including 35 homicide cases.
Anna-Sigga Niciolazzi draws on her experience as a career homicide prosecutor to highlight the stories of crime victims. A successful advocate in the courtroom, Anna-Sigga spent many years honing her communication skills. That coupled with her deep insight into the criminal justice system makes her the ideal choice to help break down these heady topics for almost any audience. Her conversational and direct approach, combined with personal anecdotes, keeps the audience engaged as she educates them about various aspects of violent crime, how our justice system works (and sometimes doesn’t), and the different paths to justice.
Although the field of law is largely male-dominated, Anna-Sigga chose to see this as an advantage rather than a hurdle. She loves to empower girls and women to be confident in their abilities, to realize their true potential, and to believe that they can succeed at their goals.
Nicolazzi’s transition to a successful media career after decades spent as a prosecutor broadens her speaking base to much more than crime. Successful television host, producer, founder of her own media company, Forseti Media Inc., and now podcaster, Anna-Sigga’s professional journey gives her much to discuss. Although she served as a dedicated prosecutor, Anna-Sigga changed careers when she saw burnout on the horizon. Daily life as a homicide prosecutor in a major city is intense to say the least, and the heavy emotional burden of victims’ cases took a toll over the years. From the speaker’s podium, she now shares her experiences with others about personal well-being, the role career burnout plays, and the limitless possibilities of successful career transitions. Anna-Sigga’s diverse skill sets, including her natural speaking ability, combined with an enduring passion for putting people at the center of her work make her an ideal speaking choice.