Michael J. Flaherty, Jr., Acting District Attorney

Michael J. Flaherty, Jr., Acting District Attorney

Acting Erie County District Attorney Michael J. Flaherty, Jr. welcomes you to the Erie County District Attorney's Office.

Acting DA Flaherty represents the citizens of Erie County in criminal cases and is our chief law enforcement official.

The District Attorney’s Office, regardless of the police agency conducting the investigation, is responsible for the just prosecution of nearly every crime committed in Erie County; i.e. the prosecution of misdemeanor

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What's Happening in the District Attorney's Office

District Attorney Michael J. Flaherty, Jr. and Congressman Brian Higgins announcing federal domestic violence funding.

DA Flaherty joined by Buffalo Councilman Ulysees Wingo and Mayor Byron Brown for the Diamond Lewis arraignment.

DA Michael J. Flaherty, Jr. joins law enforcers and local leaders to announce the indictments of 7 accused cocaine dealers in Hamburg.

DA Flaherty joins his staff and local law enforcement for "Walk A Mile In Her Shoes" to stop sexual violence against women.

DA Michael J. Flaherty, Jr. joins Buffalo Police in handing out new bicycles to local children as part of the G.I.V.E. grant.

DA Flaherty joins Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown, Senator Tim Kennedy, Congressman Brian Higgins, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul and Assemblyman Sean Ryan in the St. Patrick's Day Parade.

DA Flaherty, First Assistant Donna Milling and SIP Chief Paul Bonanno join Sheriff Howard to announce the arraignment of a jail officer.

Erie County District Attorney Michael J. Flaherty, Jr. addresses the media.

DA Flaherty announces the indictments of heroin dealers.

DA Flaherty joins Senator Gallivan, County Executive Poloncarz and Sheriff Howard in fight against elder abuse.