The Multnomah County District Attorney is responsible for prosecuting offenders who commit state criminal law violations committed in Multnomah County. The District Attorney’s office is committed to the open and balanced administration of justice—one that honors and respects diversity in all of its forms. Rod Underhill is the elected District Attorney in Multnomah County. The Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office has approximately 200 staff members, including 70 appointed Deputy District Attorneys.

The Multnomah County District Attorney is responsible for prosecuting offenders who commit state criminal law violations committed in Multnomah County. The District Attorney’s office is committed to the open and balanced administration of justice—one that honors and respects diversity in all of its forms. Rod Underhill is the elected District Attorney in Multnomah County. The Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office has approximately 200 staff members, including 70 appointed Deputy District Attorneys.

Latest News

  • In Honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month
    October 28, 2016

    October is National Domestic Violence Awareness month. The Multnomah County District...

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  • Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion Coming to Multnomah County Soon
    October 25, 2016

    Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) is an effort by the...

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  • Phelps Death Investigation Transcript
    August 12, 2016

    Bodhi Phelps Death Investigation Trancript

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  • Sexual Assault Kit Testing Begins Using DANY Grant Funds
    April 1, 2016

    In September 2015, the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office was...

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  • 2015 Corrections Grand Jury Report Released
    December 22, 2015

    To view the 2015 Corrections Grand Jury report please click here.

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  • Prosecutors Against Gun Violence Domestic Violence Summit
    November 17, 2015

    Members of Prosecutors Against Gun Violence (PAGV), a diverse coalition...

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  • Prosecutors Against Gun Violence to hold Oregon summit on link between domestic violence and gun violence
    October 28, 2015

    Members of Prosecutors Against Gun Violence (PAGV), a diverse coalition...

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  • Family Violence Coordinating Council Event
    October 13, 2015

    The 9th Annual Multnomah County Family Violence Coordinating Council event and...

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  • APA Officer Use of Force Webinar
    September 28, 2015

    On September 25, 2015, First Assistant to the District Attorney...

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  • PORTLAND VETERANS STAND DOWN
    September 14, 2015

    On September 11, 2015, the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office...

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  • MCDA and Partners Awarded Grant to Test Sexual Assault Kits
    September 11, 2015

    Rod Underhill and the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office, in...

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  • OREGON PAROLE BOARD EXPANDS DEFINITION OF “VICTIM”
    September 8, 2015

    Earlier this summer, the Oregon Board of Parole and Post-Prison...

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  • Chief Investigator/Manager Paul Weatheroy
    July 14, 2015

    Paul Weatheroy began as chief investigator and manager for the Multnomah...

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  • SUSPECT PLEADS GUILTY IN 2014 HOMICIDE OF WILLIAM “COUGAR” BURLEIGH
    July 2, 2015

    News Release from Portland Police Bureau Posted on FlashAlert: July...

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  • Untested Sexual Assault Kits
    June 18, 2015

    DA Rod Underhill spoke with the legislature on Wednesday, June...

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  • Enhancing Victim Safety: Forum on Firearms and Domestic Violence
    May 13, 2015

    DA Rod Underhill recently participated in a conference Enhancing Victim Safety:...

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  • FUTURE MANAGER PAUL WEATHEROY
    May 8, 2015

    Portland Police Bureau Lieutenant Paul Weatheroy has retired from the...

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  • APRIL – SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH
    April 30, 2015

    We want to recognize that today is the last day...

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  • Oregon Victim Notification System Error
    March 26, 2015

    On Friday, March 20, 2015, Oregon’s VINE (Victim Information and...

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  • DA Releases 2013 – 2014 Annual Report
    December 9, 2014

    District Attorney Rod Underhill has released the MCDA 2013-14 Annual...

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  • DA Underhill taps Sr. DDA Jim Hayden to lead prosecution/law enforcement effort in East County
    November 13, 2014

      Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill is pleased to...

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  • DA Underhill Creates Post-Conviction Deputy DA Position
    October 27, 2014

    Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announces the creation a...

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  • Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office Co-Sponsors VAWA Celebration
    October 9, 2014

    In conjunction with National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Multnomah...

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  • Davis Death Investigation Transcript
    July 18, 2014

    Nicholas Davis Transcript

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