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Meet The District Attorney
Office of the District Attorney
Plumas County, California
David Hollister, District Attorney
David D. Hollister was sworn in as District Attorney of Plumas County on January 3, 2011. Mr. Hollister has been an attorney in the Plumas County District Attorney's Office since 2003. Prior to that, Mr. Hollister served as a prosecutor in the Alameda County District Attorney's Office since 1992.
As the felony prosecutor in Plumas County, Mr. Hollister improved the office's conviction rate while successfully prosecuting, at jury trial, crimes ranging from assault on a peace officer to domestic violence to homicide. In addition to his courtroom work, Mr. Hollister has provided training for law enforcement, governmental and community groups in and around Plumas County.
While serving in Alameda County, Mr. Hollister successfully prosecuted over 35 jury trials to verdict including the attempted murder of a CHP officer, the Glenview Rapist, the Maya Motel Homicide and the kidnap and rape of a 7 year old girl.
Prior to passing the California Bar Examination in 1992, Mr. Hollister graduated from the University of Oregon School of Law, where he was Student Bar Association President, and Southern Oregon State College where Mr. Hollister lettered in basketball while graduating cum laude.
In seeking his current position Mr. Hollister noted:
"My family and I love living in Plumas County. Whether coaching my kids' basketball teams, volunteering in our schools, or fly fishing on the Feather River, I am deeply rooted here and look forward to working for and protecting the people of Plumas County. As your District Attorney, I will work hard on a daily basis, accepting the difficult challenges with skill, honor, and humility while never forgetting 'public service' means I serve the public and not that the public serves me."