District Attorney General (21st Judicial District)

  • Role Description: The District Attorney General for the 21st Judicial District oversees Hickman, Lewis, Perry and Williamson counties. District Attorneys General are elected by the citizens of their judicial districts to serve a term of eight years. They are responsible for the prosecution of criminal cases on behalf of the state and advocate for victims to ensure their constitutional rights are protected and assist them in navigating the criminal justice process. They partner with treatment centers, nonprofits and support services throughout their communities in an effort to prevent crime. They advocate and defend our most vulnerable populations, such as elders and children. They also oversee the administrative needs of their offices to ensure their teams are equipped with the training, support and resources they need.
  • Incumbent: Kim R. Helper
  • Qualifications:
  • Time Commitment (full- or part-time): Full-Time
  • Salary/Stipend: $163,128