Prosecutor

The Ashtabula County Prosecutor’s Office in dedication to providing the citizens of Ashtabula County with a safe effective and sustained justice system representing the rights and interest of the citizens, office holders and victims of Ashtabula County provides legal representation and serves as legal advisor to all of the County’s elected officials, township boards and officials and certain other political subdivisions including the State of Ohio.  The Prosecuting Attorney acts as the chief law enforcement officer for the County.  The Prosecuting Attorney is vested with personal discretion entrusted to him or her as a minister of justice, ethically and statutorily required to be fair and impartial in the administration of their statutory duties

 
Each and every member of the team is a dedicated professional and performs a valuable function in the legal process, continually striving for excellence and best practice.  The citizens of Ashtabula County deserve a prosecutor who is responsive, dedicated and committed to keeping citizens safe and to administer justice under the law. We are dedicated to providing that service.

 Although they are statutorily bound to comply with Marcy’s Law/  The law requires the following rights to be afforded to victims:  Microsoft Word - Marsy’s Law Fact Sheet.docx (ohio.gov)

 The prosecutor’s office is not granted the statutory authority to personally represent victims in criminal proceedings.

 The office is regulated by Section ORC 309.  http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/309

 We hope that you find this website to be helpful and informational and that through this website, the Ashtabula County Prosecutor’s Office will be of greater service to you.

Ashtabula County Prosecutor's Office provides legal representation and serves as legal advisor to all of the County's elected officials, township boards and officials and certain other political subdivisions, including the State of Ohio.  The Prosecuting Attorney acts as the chief law enforcement official for the County.  The Prosecuting Attorney is vested with personal discretion entrusted to him or her as a minister of justice, and not merely as an advocate.
 
Each and every member of the team of dedicated professionals at the Prosecutor's Office performs a valuable function in the legal process, and continually strives for excellence.  The citizens of Ashtabula County deserve the best, and the staff of the Prosecutor's Office works hard to ensure quality and efficient service.

 We hope that you find this website to be helpful and informational, and that, through this website, the Ashtabula County Prosecutor's Office will be of greater service to you.
 
--Colleen M. O'Toole