Office of the District Attorney

Function & Responsibility

The District Attorney is an elected official and the chief prosecution officer of The Paulding Judicial Circuit. Under the constitution and the laws of the State of Georgia, he is responsible for the prosecution of crimes committed in Paulding County.

Duties of the office

The duties of the Office of the District Attorney are established by the Georgia Constitution and laws as codified in O.C.G.A §15-18-6. 

Primary duties are to prosecute felony offenders, protect victims and witnesses of crime, serve Paulding County citizens, and ensure justice is properly served. We carry out these duties and functions in the most efficient and effective manner possible.

The District Attorney leads a team of prosecuting attorneys, investi­gators, victim advocates, and support personnel. Divisions and units within the office include: Superior Court, Accountability Courts, Appellate Court, Crimes Against Women Unit, Drug Task Force Unit, Juvenile Court, Magistrate Court, Probate Court and Victim Services.