The Wake County District Attorney is the top law enforcement officer and head prosecutor in the most powerful judicial district in North Carolina.  The District Attorney leads a team that plays a critical role in keeping our community safe.

With over 100,000 criminal infractions and violations annually in the fastest growing county in the state, the District Attorney must manage an office of over seventy employees, including forty attorneys.     

As Clerk of Court for the past eight years, Lorrin Freeman worked as part of a team making critical decisions on every important policy and operational issue impacting our courts.  As our District Attorney, she will improve case management and prioritize the use of limited resources to best protect our community.

The Wake County District Attorney is also charged with investigating and prosecuting corruption and lack of transparency among elected officials, state employees, agencies and departments.   Throughout her career, Lorrin has been committed to maintaining the highest ethical standards.  She is widely respected by members of both political parties as well as by prosecutors and attorneys from the defense and civil bar. Lorrin has been part of a strong tradition of making certain that politics do not impact the fair administration of justice.  She will always put the public’s trust first and will maintain the long-standing integrity of the Wake County District Attorney’s office. 

For more information, contact the Wake County District Attorney’s office at 919-792-5000.