Message from the District Attorney

Welcome to the Office of the DeKalb County District Attorney


Dear DeKalb County Citizens and Friends:

Welcome to the official Web site for the DeKalb District Attorney's Office/Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit.

The DeKalb County District Attorney’s Office prosecutes more than 13,000 felony cases annually in the Superior Court of DeKalb County. As District Attorney, I am responsible for supervising and training a staff of approximately 50 attorneys and more than 100 support personnel while administering a $13 million annual budget.

The DeKalb County District Attorney’s Office works with local citizens, community leaders and various volunteers to conduct crime prevention and intervention programs that address issues that are important to you and your neighbors. It is our belief that by working together we can improve the quality of life in DeKalb County and make our community a safer place for all to live.

We hope you will find this Web site helpful in answering frequently asked questions, providing you with a better understanding of the DeKalb County District Attorney’s Office and the criminal justice system.


Yours for a safer DeKalb,


Sherry Boston
DeKalb County District Attorney
Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit