The felony trial team is the backbone of the District Attorney's Office.
The trial team takes to jury trial all felonies in Contra Costa County that are not assigned to special units such as the Sexual Assault or Homicide. This would include:
Possession for sale of drugs
Simple possession of drugs
The felony trial team is an extremely busy unit handling the largest volume of cases in the office. Despite increasing caseloads and dwindling resources, the felony trial team continues to have a high success rate in trial and provides many valuable services to the citizens of Contra Costa County.