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DA staff visiting a local school

DDA Alex Hayes and Management Analyst Maggie Gilman Holm helped out at the Rosemont Ridge Middle School Career Day providing mock interviews and an exhibition booth representing our office.

Run participants raising money

For most students, this was their first experience of a “job interview,” and gave them the opportunity to learn about the great career opportunities here in the DA’s office.

Recruiting efforts in Washington, DC

In January 2023, Senior DDA Bryan Brock and DDA Alex Hayes took their recruiting efforts to a national level in Washington, DC, at the first NDAA (National District Attorney’s Association) job fair for law students and recent graduates.

Meeting prospective hires in Washington, DC

Over 50 employers from prosecution offices across the U.S. set up booths to recruit from the law schools around Washington, D.C. Activities included a meet and greet at the Vue sky bar overlooking the Washington Monument and White House.


Purchasing gifts for foster kids

An annual tradition in our office is to purchase gifts for foster children in need. We once again worked with Oregon City DHS and their giving tree program.

Run participants raising money

Bryan Brock, Jill Chapman, Krysti Bellmore, and John Wentworth take part in the 2021 Walk Like MADD 5K, raising over $400 for Mothers Against Drunk Driving.

Volunteers at LoveOne event

DA staff help pass out hygiene products, provide meals, assist folks with their laundry needs and provide access to warm showers at a LoveOne event. learn more

New Members

Klassen sworn in

Ben Klassen (University of Oregon 2020) was sworn in on September 2021 as a Clackamas County Deputy DA. Ben clerked for our office from May 2019-May 2020.

Deputy DA Meggie Kirchner sworn in

Meggie Kirchner (Lewis & Clark Law School 2021) was first hired in May 2020 as a certified law clerk. She recently returned to our Misdemeanor unit.

Deputy DA Grace Hoffa sworn in

Congratulations to new Deputy District Attorney Grace Hoffa. She was sworn into the Oregon State bar on Oct. 13 and deputized by District Attorney John Wentworth the next day.

Deputy DA Tiffany Escover sworn in

DA John Wentworth swearing in Deputy DA Tiffany Escover. The ceremony took place in May of 2022

Deputy DA Randi Hall being sworn in

Judge Kathie F. Steele swearing in Deputy DA Randi Hall. The ceremony took place in the judge’s Courtroom in July 2021.

Awards and Achievements

Deputy DA Alexander Hayes named Wildlife Prosecutor of the Year

Deputy DA Alexander Hayes (center) named Prosecutor of the Year by the OSP Fish and Wildlife Division and Oregon Hunters Association.