• Paul Graves for District Attorney

  • Paul Graves for District Attorney


    About Us

    I’ve dedicated my 22-year career as a Contra Costa District Attorney to fighting for crime victims and keeping our communities safe. I would be honored to have your vote to serve as District Attorney.

    ABOUT PAUL GRAVES: Paul Graves is a veteran Contra Costa prosecutor and victims’ advocate who was nominated for Prosecutor of the Year and received the Victim/Witness Award for Outstanding Service to Victims of Crime. He’s endorsed unanimously by Contra Costa’s local law enforcement associations and the Contra Costa District Attorneys’ Association.

    Paul Graves has prosecuted over 70 jury trials including gun violence, homicides, sexual assaults, and gang violence. He’s a recognized leader in fighting human trafficking of women and children. The East Bay Times praised his “strong moral compass” standing up to corruption.

    Child victims’ advocate Marc Klaas: “Paul Graves is the clear choice for PROTECTING CHILDREN. He brings decades of experience prosecuting human trafficking, sexual assault and child homicides.”

    The Contra Costa District Attorneys’ Association endorsement: “Paul Graves is UNIQUELY QUALIFIED and READY TO LEAD, having supervised the Homicide and Family Violence units with distinction – two of the toughest units in the DA’s office.”

    The Contra Costa Deputy Sheriffs’ Association and Police Officers’ Associations of Richmond, Concord, Walnut Creek, El Cerrito, Clayton, Antioch, Brentwood, Pleasant Hill: “We're UNITED in endorsing Paul Graves. Protecting Contra Costa communities requires the EXPERIENCED JUDGEMENT and 24/7 WORK ETHIC that only Paul Graves brings


    • Keeping Communities Safe
    • Putting Victims First
    • Reforming and Restoring Integrity to the DA's Office


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    Paul working in his office
    Paul speaking at a human trafficking forum. Since Paul supervises the Sexual Assault Unit at the District Attorney's office, he is passionate about putting an end to human trafficking.
    Paul walking with prosecutor colleague. Paul has tried over 70 jury trials including gun violence, homicides, sexual assaults and gang violence.
    Paul Graves with Richmond Police Department officers. He is currently endorsed by every law enforcement agency in Contra Costa County.

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