District Attorney

Douglas County, KS

DOUGLAS COUNTY, KS

District Attorney

Suzanne Valdez

Suzanne Valdez

Welcome!

As your district attorney, I am proud of our work to create a victim-focused approach while proceeding with compassion and empathy for all people involved in our cases. By pursuing alternatives to incarceration where appropriate, we can reduce our criminal justice footprint.

Suzanne Valdez

Douglas County District Attorney

Latest News

Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez today announced that Michael W. Wicks, 53, of Lawrence, pleaded guilty to three counts of sexual exploitation of a child for possessing nude images of…
Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez today announced that Bruce J. Holloway, Jr., 21, of Lawrence, was sentenced to a total of 38 months in the Kansas Department of Corrections for…
Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez today announced that a jury found Austin W. Kidder, 32, of Olathe, guilty of aggravated domestic battery in the strangling of a Lawrence woman.“Thank…

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