Prosecutor of the Year Award 2022

DDA Matthew L’Heureuz / Monterey County

In 2004, the California District Attorney Investigator’s Association began recognizing California Prosecutors with the annual CDAIA Prosecutor of the Year Award. This award is presented annually to a prosecutor who has performed his or her duties with outstanding job performance, enthusiasm, teamwork and integrity. Additionally, this award acknowledges exemplary work by the nominee in the pursuit of justice and promoting and maintaining a positive working relationship with Investigators from their office for that year.

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Areas considered in the analysis of the nominations were:

  • Skills and knowledge
  • Personal and professional traits that bring credit to the individuals office, CDAIA and the community
  • Peer and office recognition
  • Honors in personal and professional lives
  • Letters of commendation
  • The relationship with the investigators in the individuals office including the furtherance of a “team effort atmosphere”

Nomination Process
If you would like to nominate a Prosecutor for this annual award, please forward the nomination packet to one of the following committee members.

Send completed applications to:
Leslie Pate – President
Napa County
1127 First Street, Suite C
Napa, CA 94559
Work: 707-253-4211