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Thank you for visiting the Office of the District Attorney for Deschutes County website. Your District Attorney and his dedicated attorneys and staff are committed to keeping our community a safe place to live. The office serves the citizens of Deschutes County, working to reduce crime, protect innocent victims, and enhance the lives of district residents.

The District Attorney’s Office continues in its mission to efficiently and effectively seek justice, for the safety and well-being of our community.

Jul
29
Press Release
Today District Attorney, Patrick Flaherty learned that the Board of County Commissioners instructed its attorneys from Eugene, Dave Frohnmayer and Bill Gary, to send a letter to the Oregon State Bar. The 12 page letter appears to be a more sophisticated rendition of the anonymous bar complaint that was filed against him on March 25, 2011.
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Jul
28
Press Release
Five years to go to trial for murder? NewsChannel 21's Kelsey Watts looks at the many twists and turns in the Darrell Middlekauff case that nobody saw coming.
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Jul
15
Press Release
Because of the public interest in knowing the facts regarding the anonymous bar complaint filed against District Attorney Patrick Flaherty, he is releasing the letter and enclosures that he provided to the Oregon State Bar on July 13, 2011.
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