We are an office of trial attorneys. We will have a Violent Crimes Division where the most experienced prosecutors will team with other prosecutors in our office to prosecute the most violent offenses and offenses against children underneath a teamwork and collaborative approach. Because experience matters to protect society from violent crime.
Thinking outside the box when it comes to how the system perpetuates criminal behavior and incarceration choosing to focus on alternative programs for dealing with low-level, minor crimes and financial crimes precipitated by substance abuse or poverty, as opposed to pure greed or white-collar financial fraud.
To establish and implement such programs we will partner with Law Enforcement to Support Initiatives that ensure valuable resources are directed at combating violent crime by spearheading new programs on diversion of low-level offenders
To combat financial crimes precipitated by poverty or substance abuse, we will focus on and emphasize Restitution before Institution - a new approach to the prosecution of financial crimes focused primarily on making victims whole and diverting resolvable cases from the criminal justice system.
Maintaining a strong relationship with law enforcement by continuing to provide ongoing training in key areas of the law and regarding changes and updates in the law;
Finally, I will commit to being the "Modern Prosecutor" – that is, being involved in the community, being accessible, being visible and being present.