Attorneys assigned to the Western Operations are responsible for both felony and misdemeanor cases occurring in West Contra Costa County.
This region includes the cities of:
- El Cerrito
- San Pablo
- El Sobrante
Misdemeanor Crimes prosecuted by misdemeanor trial team encompass a wide variety of offenses such as:
- Driving under the influence
- Petty theft
- Domestic Violence
Generally, new prosecutors begin their careers in the misdemeanor units where they are trained and supervised by experienced attorneys.
Duties of the misdemeanor prosecutor include:
- Reviewing police reports for the filing of charges
- Responding to motions
- Conducting trials
- Seeking appropriate punishment for misdemeanor offenders