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

District Attorney Honors First Rate Police Officers of Summit County

October 15, 2014 • Press Releases

BRECKENRIDGE, COLORADO: Fifth Judicial District Attorney Bruce Brown recognized three police officers from Summit County law enforcement agencies at an award ceremony held at the old Summit County Courthouse today. The recipients are Detective Alex Blank of Breckenridge Police Department, Officer Russ Arnold of Frisco Police Department, and Detective Kris Brady of the Summit County […]

Eagle County Man Accused of Murdering Aunt and Uncle Held Following Preliminary Hearing

October 7, 2014 • Press Releases

EAGLE, COLORADO: In a preliminary hearing on Monday, Judge Paul Dunkelman ruled that the District Attorney’s Office could proceed with all charges currently levied against Williams Amaya, who is alleged to have inexplicably murdered his aunt and uncle on the night of July 12, 2014 at their El Jebel home while the victims’ children went […]

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