• 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
  • WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ore.- Attorneys and support staff from the Washington County District Attorney’s Office have been busy with more than just their normal work lately, as they’ve taken time to meet with students from across the county. On January 10, 2019, Deputy District Attorney Allison... Read more
  • HILLSBORO, Ore.- Deputy District Attorney Ana Maria Carter of the Washington County District Attorney’s Office took a few hours off from her usual duties to meet with students at Hillsboro High School. Carter was one of 12 presenters taking part in the school’s first Spanish speaking Career... Read more
  • HILLSBORO, Ore.- Members of the Washington County District Attorney’s Office showed their generosity and commitment to the community through their participation in the Tree of Giving campaign. Office staff helped fill donation requests for 40 children and collected hats, scarves, socks,... Read more
  • HILLSBORO, Ore.- The Washington County District Attorney’s Office is proudly participating in National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. While most across the county may not realize what a pressing issue human trafficking is, statistics show the illegal trade is thriving in... Read more
  • BEAVERTON, Ore.- It has been open for less than a year, but it hasn’t taken long for the Family Justice Center of Washington County to make an impact on the community. The FJC opened in March of 2018 and has already had more than 4,000 visits from community members, according to Executive... Read more