District Attorney

The District Attorney prosecutes all offenses recognized by the courts of the county. He must also:
  • Advise and assist police in any case in which they seek his help
  • Prepare information requested by the police
  • Appear in court for preliminary hearings
  • Present cases to the grand jury
  • Try cases when a trial is demanded
  • Handle appeals from criminal proceedings in any court
  • Advise town and village justices
The District Attorney has the authority to appoint assistant district attorneys, paralegal assistants, and secretarial and clerical assistants.

The Office of the Livingston County District Attorney does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability and age in the delivery of services to victims of crime.