District Attorney & Public Administrator/Guardian

Sierra County District Attorney Mission


It is the mission of the Sierra County District Attorney to represent the interests of the people in the criminal justice system, as mandated by California state law. The county district attorney serves the residents of Sierra County by:
  • Seeking the truth
  • Protecting the innocent
  • Holding the guilty accountable
  • Preserving the dignity of the victims and their families
  • Ensuring that justice is done
  • Always maintaining the highest ethical standards

Public Administrator's Office


The office of the public administrator is responsible for conducting the county investigation into conservatorship matters. If appointed, the public guardian acts as a conservator for those found by the Superior Court to be unable to properly care for themselves or their finances. The Superior Court may appoint the public administrator as conservator of the person, conservator of the estate, or both.

Elected District Attorney - Larry Allen


Larry Allen was elected District Attorney / Public Administrator of Sierra County on March 5, 2002, and took the oath of office as the county's 37th district attorney on January 6, 2003.

Medicinal Marijuana Information


Please read our medicinal marijuana informational document.

Victim Assistance Program


Visit our victim services page for full details about this program.