DA Flynn addresses attendees at Swearing-in Ceremony.

DA Flynn joins Senator Gillibrand promoting legislation to protect seniors from financial scams.

DA Flynn brings back the Narcotics Bureau to help fight the growing opiate crisis.

DA Flynn commends staff for recovering more than $363,000 in fradulent unemployment benefits.

DA Flynn tours new location of P.A.T.H., People Against Trafficking Humans.

DA Flynn joins Friendship Baptist Church in Buffalo for a Peace Rally and Walk Against Violence.

DA Flynn outside Old County Hall on Black Balloon Day remembering those lost to opiate addiction.

DA Flynn joins West Seneca Police in donating fleece jackets seized during DV arrest to Haven House.

DA Flynn joins Sheriff Howard and the Erie County Sheriff's Office in announcing the arrest of a Marilla man in the death of a toddler.

DA Flynn greets revelers at the St. Patrick's Day parade on Delaware Avenue in Buffalo.

DA Flynn joins Erie County officials in warning the public of a deadly form of heroin on the streets.

DA Flynn greets students at the Nativity Miguel School in Buffalo.

DA Flynn joins BCC Chief Judge Amodeo and other dignitaries in announcing country's first Opiate Intervention Court.

DA Flynn with Argos the therapy dog who stood by child victims when they testified. Argos died in June. 

DA Flynn gives away a bike to a young Buffalo boy at the Slow Roll Buffalo event.

DA Flynn joins local leaders hailing the arrival of ride-hailing as an important tool to help curb DWIs.

DA Flynn meets Buffalo students in East High School's Summer Internship Program that includes a legal and law enforcement pathway.

DA Flynn donates a second bike and helmet to a young girl at the Slow Roll Buffalo bike ride.

DA Flynn joins the Buffalo Police Department for a community event outside the Fredrick Douglass Community Room.

DA Flynn listening to residents' concerns during National Night Out 2017.

DA Flynn joined by the Deputy Inspector General after two top UB administrators admit to stealing $330,000 from the university.

Old County Hall once again lit in purple to "Shine the Light" during Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October.

DA Flynn and his law enforcement partners take a stand against domestic violence during Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October.

What's Happening in Erie County District Attorney's Office

Meet the District Attorney

Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn welcomes you to the Erie County District Attorney's Office.

DA Flynn is our chief law enforcement official representing the citizens of Erie County.

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. This includes the prosecution of misdemeanor cases in the city, town and village courts; the prosecution of felony cases in State Supreme Court and Erie County Court; and the prosecution of misdemeanor and felony cases in several specialty courts. This office is also responsible for all post-conviction litigation in the state and federal appellate courts.

In addition to annually litigating approximately 35,000 criminal cases in over 60 different courts, the District Attorney presents cases to the Erie County Grand Jury and serves as its legal advisor. This office also provides legal advice and investigation support to all federal, state and county agencies charged with investigating criminal activity in Erie County.

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