Danny Porter District Attorney:

Danny Porter


Danny's career with the Gwinnett County District Attorney's office began in September 1981, immediately upon graduation from the University of Georgia School of Law. He served as a Trial Assistant for three years and was then promoted to Senior Assistant District Attorney. Subsequently, he was assigned as head of the Trial Division of the D.A. office supervising trial attorneys. Danny also assumed the additional duties of the Drug Prosecutor and began the organization of a special drug prosecution unit. Danny was elected District Attorney of Gwinnett County in November 1992.

Message From Danny Porter

The District Attorney's Office has several major goals in providing prosecution services to the citizens of Gwinnett County.

FIRST is the efficient handling of all felony cases to ensure that swift, sure justice is handed out to those who present a threat to public safety.

SECOND is compassionate awareness of the needs of citizens who have become the victims of crime.

THIRD is to be stewards of public funds by managing effectively and making the most use of public resources.

FOURTH is to develop the capacity to anticipate and effectively deal with new threats to the safety and economic well-being of our community.

FIFTH is that the people of Gwinnett County have the right to honest, effective prosecution in all cases where there is sufficient evidence.


The District Attorney's Office is divided into three major divisions.

The Trial Division consists of attorneys, investigators, and support staff working together to investigate, prepare and present cases in the Superior and Juvenile Court.

The Criminal Investigation Division which provides investigative assistance to trial attorneys as well as outside law enforcement agencies.

The Victim-Witness Unit which provides for the needs of crime victims and witnesses.

Click here to view an organization chart of the office.


Finally, if you have any questions or comments, feel free to contact me - after all, I work for you.

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