Serving the citizens of Clear Creek, Eagle, Summit and Lake Counties


Bruce Brown has served as the elected District Attorney for the Fifth Judicial District since 2013. During his tenure, Brown has been dedicated to victims’ services and a renewed focus on juvenile diversion, emphasizing principles of restorative justice and crime prevention. One of the latest innovations in prosecution services is co-sponsoring a “Life Skills” course, designed to steer youth away from criminal activity, which in 2013 was implemented in Eagle County and continues to expand.

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Mission StatementThe Office of the District will strive to always:

  • Do the Right Thing
  • To the Right People
  • At the Right Time
  • For the Right Reasons

DA5 News

Brown Re-Elected as 5th Judicial District Attorney

November 9, 2016 • Press Releases

Brown Re-Elected as 5th Judicial District Attorney GEORGETOWN, Colo. – Final returns this morning from the Colorado Secretary of State reflect that Bruce Brown has been re-elected to a four-year term for District Attorney in the Fifth Judicial District, which encompasses the counties of Clear Creek, Eagle, Summit and Lake. District Attorney Brown, upon receiving […]

Seven Charged in Lake County Welfare Fraud

November 4, 2016 • Press Releases

Leadville, Colorado: Seven new criminal cases charging welfare fraud were filed in October in Lake County. The investigation by Lake County Department of Human Services (LCDHS) centered around benefits individuals received in the form of food assistance as well as health care, through Medicaid insurance. The total amount of monies and services alleged to have […]

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