The Middlesex District Attorney’s Office prosecutes more than 39,000 cases a year in 17 superior, district and juvenile courts. Each court has its own designated team, staffed with talented and dedicated Assistant District Attorneys, Victim Witness Advocates, Paralegals and other professionals.
Victim Witness Advocates are assigned to work with assistant district attorneys in all of Middlesex County’s superior, district, and juvenile courts. In addition, specialized advocates are assigned to the Child Protection Unit, Elder and Disabled Persons Protection Unit, Appeals Bureau, Homicide and Unsolved Unit and the Domestic Violence Program.
The Community Partnerships Bureau is responsible for advancing the District Attorney’s public policy agenda through prevention and intervention programs, public-private partnerships, regional task forces, outreach and education, and county-wide awareness campaigns. The Bureau collaborates with a wide range of stakeholders from the public, private, and nonprofit sectors in an effort to improve the health and safety of those who live, work, and go to school in Middlesex County.
Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan is committed to innovative crime prevention and intervention initiatives. The District Attorney’s staff partners with community groups, educators, business owners, medical professionals, social service providers, and law enforcement officers to address a variety of public safety issues.
Acting as the voice of the office, the Communications Bureau is responsible for overseeing all public communication from the office, including media requests, writing and distributing press releases, and keeping the public informed of office initiatives, cases, and activities.
Update: The Supreme Judicial Court has extended its order limiting in-person proceedings in Massachusetts state...
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We approach the opioid epidemic through cultural shifts in how we operate as an office, focusing on collaboration and progressive approach to interventions to end the cyclical and cross-generational effects of the opioid crisis.
Through safety, health, and wellness programs for seniors we focus on education and prevention to ensure that seniors are safe in their homes, and that they are treated with dignity and respect.
Our community-based work in this area is anchored in the belief that parent and caretaker education is paramount to ensuring the health and safety of children.