The Wisconsin District Attorneys’ Association (WDAA), an organization representing over 400 criminal prosecutors in the State of Wisconsin, is
pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s prosecutor of the year awards. These awards are designed to recognize the outstanding work of Wisconsin prosecutors, and include specific honors for a District Attorney, Deputy District Attorney, Assistant District Attorney and Rising Star, which is an ADA with 5-10 years of experience who demonstrates great promise and leadership in the field of prosecution.
Nominations were received from criminal justice system partners across the state and reviewed by a bipartisan committee of current and former prosecutors. The following recipients received their awards on November 4, 2021 during the fall State Prosecutors’ Education & Training conference held in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin:
Lifetime Achievement Award: Bob Donohoo, Milwaukee County
Lifetime Achievement Award: Bob Barrington, Dodge County
District Attorney of the Year: Mike Gravely, Kenosha County