Welcome to the website for the Office of the District Attorney in the 12th Judicial District. This office proudly serves, Alamosa, Conejos, Costilla, Mineral, Rio Grande, and Saguache, the six counties that comprise the 12th Judicial District.
Inaugurated in January 2017 District Attorney Crista Newmyer-Olsen is the chief law enforcement officer for the 12th Judicial District.
The District Attorney is the lawyer for the people, a non-partisan official who is elected every four years. The District Attorney prosecutes felony, misdemeanor, and certain traffic offenses in the 12th Judicial District.
To Uphold Public Trust in the Pursuit of Justice and Enforcement of the Law.