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DA Announces Standards for Healthcare Response to Domestic Violence

District Attorney Summer Stephan announced on Wednesday the release of a collective set of guidelines for healthcare organizations on how to screen for and respond to domestic violence. The first-of-its kind standards provide a countywide roadmap for medical professionals, who are often the only individuals able to see domestic violence victims alone away from their […]

Administrative Analyst Carmen Olut

Meet Administrative Analyst Carmen Olut

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we are highlighting stories from DA employees and what inspired them to pursue a career in public service. Meet Administrative Analyst Carmen Olut, who has been with the DA’s Office since 2014. Tell us a little bit about yourself, your position and how you got where you are? I […]

DUI fatalities continue to spike

Fatal DUIs Continue to Spike

San Diego County District Attorney Summer Stephan said today that the county has already set a grisly record of 35 people killed in DUI crashes so far this year, representing the most fatal DUIs recorded in 20 years of record keeping. Last year, despite the decrease in traffic on the roadways due to the ongoing […]

Assistant Director of Prevention and Intervention Programs Martin Arias

Meet the Assistant Director of Prevention and Intervention Programs Martin Arias

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we are highlighting stories from DA employees and what inspired them to pursue a career in public service. Meet the Assistant Director of Prevention and Intervention Programs Martin Arias, who has been with the DA’s Office since 2016. Tell us a little bit about yourself, your position and how […]

Senior Accountant Karen Castillo McCabe

Meet Senior Accountant Karen Castillo McCabe

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we are highlighting stories from DA employees and what inspired them to pursue a career in public service. Meet Senior Accountant Karen Castillo McCabe, who has been with the DA’s Office since 2016. Tell us a little bit about yourself, your position and how you got where you are? […]

Legislative Assistant Briana Zavala

Meet Legislative Assistant Briana Zavala

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we are highlighting stories from DA employees and what inspired them to pursue a career in public service. Meet Legislative Assistant Briana Zavala, who joined the DA’s Office as a Student Worker in 2016 and became a Legislative Assistant in 2018. Tell us a little bit about yourself, your […]