The District Attorney is a Constitutional Officer, elected every four years by the voters of Door County.
The District Attorney’s Office is primarily responsible for the prosecution of criminal offenses in Door County. Said offenses can range from Shoplifting to First Degree Intentional Homicide.
The District Attorney’s office is also responsible for handling juveniles cases in need of protection and services or who commit delinquent acts.
The District Attorney’s Office is also responsible for handling state regulatory offenses, traffic offenses, and county ordinance violations.
Frequently, the office serves as a conduit for citizens’ complaints, routing those complaints to agencies such as the Department of Motor Vehicles, Department of Revenue, Legal Aid, Consumer Protection and the like.