Multnomah County
District Attorney

1200 SW 1st Avenue, Suite 5200
Portland, OR 97204
503-988-3162

Multnomah County District Attorney

 
1200 SW 1st Avenue, Suite 5200
| Portland, OR 97204
| 503-988-3162
 

Departments

Like many prosecutors’ offices throughout the nation, the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office is organized into specialized units of attorneys. These units focus on particulars types of criminal activity and develop an expertise in the investigation and prosecution of defendants charged with those types of criminal offenses. The following is a summary of the four divisions of the office that engage in criminal investigations and prosecutions.

Division One – Chief Deputy District Attorney Glen Banfield

Division Two – Chief Deputy District Attorney Kirsten Snowden

  • Strategic Prosecution Unit (neighborhood prosecution, high-volume crimes)
  • Pretrial Unit (extraditions, grand jury, appeals)
  • Misdemeanor Intake Unit (case review, charging instruments, arraignments)
  • Unit C (robbery, burglary, gun and other weapons crimes, vehicular homicide)

Division Three – Chief Deputy District Attorney Don Rees

  • Multi-disciplinary Team Unit (inter-family physical and sexual abuse of children)
  • Unit A/B (theft, fraud, identity theft, drugs, gambling, human trafficking)
  • Unit D (assault, sex crimes, aggravated assaults)
  • Homicide Unit

Division Four – Chief Investigator Peter Simpson

  • DA Investigations Unit