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Prosecuting Attorney's Office

Daniel T. Satterberg

King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office
King County Courthouse, Room W554
516 Third Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104-2362
(206) 296-9000

 

 

March 20
New Approach Regarding Youth who Commit Violence in the Home
The King County Prosecutor’s Office (PAO), in partnership with King County Superior Court and the King County Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention, plans to launch FIRS (Family Intervention and Restorative Services),a new juvenile diversion program geared to provide services to families who are struggling with domestic violence (DV).  Learn more...
March 20
Courthouse Shooting Victims Remembered
Earlier this month marked the 20-year anniversary of a domestic violence shooting at the King County Courthouse that claimed the lives of three women and an unborn baby.  Learn more...
March 20
PAO's Elder and Vulnerable Adult Abuse Unit Featured on King County TV
In response to the rapidly increasing elderly population in King County, and to increases in crimes against vulnerable adults, the PAO has a unit trained to address the special circumstances inherent in these cases.  Learn more...
March 20
New Legislation to Help Inmates Reentering Society
Dan Satterberg is working with Rep. Brady Walkinshaw (D-43rd) and Columbia Legal Services on ESHB 1553, the “CROP” bill.  Learn more...
March 20
The Marshall Project Features Case of Local Man Exonerated in Robbery
The Marshall Project, a journalism website devoted to examining criminal justice issues, recently asked Chief Criminal Deputy Mark Larson to write about an exoneration of a King County man.  Learn more...
March 20
CASE UPDATES: March 20, 2015
State v. Maria Esquivel . . . State v. Otis Bryant, Jr.. . . and State v. Jessica Carde.  Learn more...
March 4
Candlelight Vigil for Victims of 1995 Courthouse Shooting
Twenty years ago Susana Remerata Blackwell and her unborn child, Baby Kristine, and her friends, Phoebe Dizon and Veronica Laureta, were murdered by Susana’s estranged husband and abuser in the King County Courthouse.  Learn more...
Jan. 14
Innovative Diversion Program Marks Third Anniversary of Breaking the Cycle of Repeated Arrests of Drug Addicted Offenders
An important milestone has been reached for an innovative diversion program aimed at low level offenders who are addicted to drugs.  Learn more...
Jan. 14
Senior DPA Receives Chief’s Award for Outstanding Work
Senior Deputy Prosecutor Cecelia Gregson received the Chief’s Award for her hard work and commitment on child exploitation cases.  Learn more...
Jan. 14
PAO Receives 2014 Food Frenzy Award
The PAO won the competition in the Public Sector category for 2014 and has won in that category for the past nine years.   Learn more...
Jan. 14
Service Awards for PAO Employees
The following PAO Employees recently observed significant anniversaries in the office. We celebrate not just longevity, but significant contributions to the mission of the PAO and service to the people of King County.  Learn more...
Jan. 14
Sex Trafficking: Changing a Culture of Demand
A Town Hall discussion will be held on January 26 at 7 p.m. focusing on the innovative local efforts to prevent human trafficking by ending the demand side of sex trafficking involving children and youth.   Learn more...
Jan. 14
CASE UPDATES: January 14, 2015
State v. Kenneth M. Sutton . . . State v. Sean L. Graham . . . State v. Jesse Brisban  Learn more...
Oct. 16
Drug Court Changes Lives
King County Drug Court is celebrating its 20th year of operation as it continues to be a model program, offering addicted offenders the opportunity for drug treatment in lieu of prison.  Learn more...
Oct. 16
New President of NAACP Visits the PAO
Dan Satterberg recently had the opportunity to meet with Cornell Brooks, the new National President of the NAACP.  Learn more...
Oct. 16
CASE UPDATES: October 16, 2014
State v.D'Angelo Saloy . . . State v. Travis M. Lear . . . State v. Vincent Sisounong and Blessing Gainey . . . State v. Ram Vinod  Learn more...
Oct. 16
Launch New Approach to Reduce Demand for Prostitution
Law enforcement and community leaders from across King County have joined together to announce a major initiative to reduce the demand for prostitution where the majority of sex buying now takes place – online.  Learn more...
Sept. 30
Jury Convicts Man of Identity Theft for “Skimming” Diesel Fuel Credit Cards
A jury has convicted a man on 16 counts of Identity Theft in the First Degree and one count of Conspiracy to Commit Identity Theft in the First Degree for a “skimming” scheme involving fuel credit cards belonging to commercial trucking companies.  Learn more...
Sept. 17
Prosecutors Announce New Coalition to Curb Gun Violence
In a groundbreaking effort to combat gun violence, King County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Satterberg joined 22 prosecutors representing major jurisdictions throughout the United States to announce the formation of PROSECUTORS AGAINST GUN VIOLENCE (PAGV)  Learn more...
Aug. 25
Leland Russell Charged in Homicides
A 29-year-old man was charged today with two counts of Murder in the First Degree with Firearm Enhancements for last Wednesday’s double homicide at a gas station in Kent.   Learn more...
Aug. 6
The PAO’s Partners in the Community
The PAO is working with King County TV to produce an ongoing series called “Prosecutor’s Partners,” which features people and organizations that are making a difference in King County.  Learn more...
Aug. 6
Kent Car Show Shooting Case Wrap Up: All Seven Defendants Convicted
The last two remaining defendants charged in a July 23, 2011 shootout at an unauthorized car show and rap concert in Kent have pleaded guilty.  Learn more...
Aug. 6
PAO’s Annual Food Frenzy Drive Raises $11,600 for Food Lifeline
The PAO completed its annual two-week fundraising project in July called Food Frenzy, which raised $11,600 for Food Lifeline which equals last year’s total. The money will provide 46,400 meals for hungry children.  Learn more...
Aug. 6
PAO Team Participates in Refuse To Abuse 5K Run
The PAO’s Domestic Violence Unit joined in the Refuse to Abuse 5k Run/Walk in July hosted by the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field to benefit the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence.  Learn more...
Aug. 6
Case Updates: August 6, 2014
State v. Marcus Ruffin . . . State v. Kennon Fastrup . . . State v. Bryan E. Corbett, Jr. and State v. Dathan L. Williams  Learn more...
July 2
Identity Theft Task Force Getting Results
Identity Theft Task Force Getting Results. In 2009, the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office (PAO) created an identity theft prosecutor position with funds from the state legislature.   Learn more...
July 2
PAO’s Elder Abuse Prosecutors Receive National Recognition
PAO’s Elder Abuse Prosecutors Receive National Recognition. In 2001, the PAO launched its Elder Abuse Project by assigning a DPA to focus exclusively in the prosecution of defendants who target the elderly.  Learn more...
July 2
Prosecution Team Dedicated to Fighting Mortgage Fraud
Prosecution Team Dedicated to Fighting Mortgage Fraud. The PAO has a team of three people dedicated to fighting mortgage fraud, consisting of two attorneys and one investigator.  Learn more...
July 2
PAO Begins Annual Fundraising Drive for Food Lifeline
Food Frenzy is a two-week competition to raise funds and volunteer with Food Lifeline to stop hunger for children in Western Washington – particularly in the summertime, when the need is the greatest.  Learn more...
July 2
Case Updates: July 2, 2014
State v. Michael Allan Halgren, State v. William L. “J.R.” Phillip, Jr, State v. Donald Turpin   Learn more...
May 21
Kids’ Court Marks Its 25th Anniversary
Kids’ Court is marking an important milestone this year as the program begins its 25th year of helping child and teen victims of sexual abuse or other trauma prepare for testifying in court.   Learn more...
May 21
PAO Recognizes Citizen Danny Walters Who Helped Victim of Hate Crime Attack
PAO Recognizes Citizen Danny Walters Who Helped Victim of Hate Crime Attack.Each year, the King County Prosecutor’s Office (PAO) recognizes courageous citizens who have provided extraordinary assistance in aiding in a prosecution. These individuals have displayed resolve and dedication, and they provide a tremendous service to the community.   Learn more...
May 21
Mark W. Prothero - In Memoriam 1956 - 2014
Mark Prothero was a defense attorney. As a deputy prosecutor, everything in my body told me I wasn’t supposed to like him. Of course from the moment I shook his hand in that Kent courtroom 15 years ago, I did.  Learn more...
May 21
The PAO Receives 2014 Technology Achievement Award
PAO has been presented with King County’s 2014 Technology Achievement Award for a technology project that delivers value. The PAO’s new computer system for case management, called PbK, was fully installed and implemented last year.  Learn more...
May 21
PAO Employees Recognized for Outstanding Work
Each year, the PAO recognizes and honors its most valuable employees with awards in various categories during a special Employee Recognition Ceremony, attended by many PAO employees and their families. This year's ceremony was held May 7, and the honorees and award winners in the following categories were:  Learn more...
May 21
Case Updates: May 21, 2014
State v. Floyd D. Gonzales . . . State v. Douglas Ho and Victor Contreras . . . State v. Danford Grant  Learn more...
May 6
Statement of King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg in State v. Danford Grant
Danford Grant has entered guilty pleas to five counts of Rape in the Third Degree, one count of Burglary in the First Degree and a deadly weapon allegation.  Learn more...