• The Drug Court is one of many specialty courts in Washington County. The mission of the Washington County Drug Court is change people’s lives, break the cycle of addiction, reunite families, and promote community safety. Steven Youngs is the 212th person to graduate from this program. We... Read more
  • Join us as Deputy District Attorneys Allison Brown, Andrew Freeman and Tyler Bissett describe why they are so passionate about their work.  Read more
  • In our third edition of this video series, Deputy District Attorneys Sara Loebner, Melanie Musial and Mark Richman share why they pursued a career as prosecutors and why their work is so important when it comes to seeking justice and protecting our community.  Read more
  • Join us as we introduce you to three more members of our team of dedicated prosecutors. They all come from different backgrounds and each pursued a career in criminal justice for different reasons, but they all have a singular goal: seek justice and protect our community. Read more
  • They have one of the most difficult jobs in our office. They must see and hear intimate details of crimes straight from the victims themselves. We are talking about our dedicated group of victim advocates, and the integral role they play in our effort to seek justice and protect the... Read more
  • Our prosecutors are dedicated to seeking justice and protecting our community. They all work towards the same goal, but each took a different path to their careers in public service. Our new video series, #WhyIAmAProsecutor, dives into why our attorneys are so passionate about their work... Read more
  • HILLSBORO, Ore.- March is National Social Work Month and the Washington County District Attorney’s Office is taking the time to honor those who dedicate their careers to helping others. Social workers play a crucial role in our mission; to seek justice and protect the community. While our... Read more
  • HILLSBORO, Ore.- The Washington County District Attorney’s Office is dedicated to protecting public safety. In conjunction with our partners in law enforcement, our prosecutors, victim advocates and support staff work tirelessly to serve justice countywide. February is national Gang... Read more
  • HILLSBORO, Ore.- Domestic violence is a serious problem, one our office is determined to address. Whether it be in the form of verbal or emotional abuse, or physical violence, our prosecutors work tirelessly to protect victims from their attackers. As we learn more about this serious issue... Read more
  • HILLSBORO, Ore.- Before a crowd of dozens of elected officials, city and county leaders, colleagues and community members, Kevin Barton was officially sworn-in as District Attorney of Washington County.  Barton won his election in May of 2018 by a significant margin after a highly contested... Read more