It is an honor and a privilege to represent you as your County Attorney.
My staff and I work hard to justify the confidence you have placed in us. I am pleased to report that our Office has consistently
excelled in all performance measures and regularly surpasses the performance of
other public law offices.
With public safety as my top priority, I have placed primary emphasis on vigorous
prosecution and defendant accountability, giving special attention to helping victims,
limiting plea bargaining, prosecuting crimes against children, preventing juvenile
crime, and increasing efficiency and effectiveness by promoting the careful use of
The Pima County Attorney’s Office continues to maintain the lowest plea bargaining
rate in Arizona. Focusing on violent and potentially violent crimes, we have
significantly increased the rate at which those cases are taken to trial. We do that
in order to hold violent predators and dangerous repeat offenders fully accountable
for their crimes, seeking to ensure that they receive the maximum possible prison
time permitted by law.
We take seriously our mission to protect the public safety. Through the efforts of
our dedicated employees and through our collaborative working relationships with other
county departments, with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies, and with
the public and private sectors alike, we continually strive to make Pima County safer
and to improve the quality of life in our community.
Pima County Attorney