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 Isaiah J. Duckworth, 36, of Lawrence, pleaded no contest to attempting to traffic contraband while incarcerated at the Douglas…
Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez today announced that Stephen Tyler Wampler, 28, of Lawrence, was sentenced to a total of 70 months in the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) for…
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…

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