Office of the DeKalb County District Attorney

Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit

Sherry Boston, District Attorney

Trial Division

Trial Division staff are responsible for prosecuting the majority of the criminal cases filed in DeKalb County. Its staff is divided into 10 teams — one assigned to each Superior Court Judge. Each team consists of two attorneys, two investigators, a secretary and a victim advocate. Its clients are DeKalb County residents. 

Trial Division attorneys prosecute felonies ranging from theft by shoplifting to domestic violence and murder. The highly qualified and experience staff handles bond hearings, motions, arraignment, trial and revocation of probation.

Cases are thoroughly investigated to determine the most appropriate charges. They are then prosecuted in a manner that best serves the interest of the victim as well as ensuring DeKalb County citizen's safety.