Jason Anderson was elected by the people of San Bernardino County on June 5, 2018, as the 36th District Attorney of San Bernardino County. He has been a member of the California State Bar since 1997.
Mr. Anderson served as a deputy district attorney for the County of San Bernardino from 1998 until 2014. In this capacity, he worked as a prosecutor handling a variety of serious cases, particularly in the crimes against children unit for thirteen years. In 2014, he entered the private practice of law in Rancho Cucamonga. Since 2004, Mr. Anderson has been an adjunct professor of law teaching a Criminal Procedure and Trial Advocacy Class at the University of La Verne College of Law.
In 2008, he received the Jennifer Brooks Lawyer Of The Year Award from the Western San Bernardino County Bar Association. In 2012, he received the Above and Beyond Award from the National Crime Survivors Organization for his work on behalf of victims of crime. In 2018, Mr. Anderson received the George W. Porter Criminal Trial Attorney Award from the San Bernardino County Bar Association.
Prosecution of Crime – The Critical Step
Prosecution is an integral part of the legal process, but it is not always treated as such by state lawmakers in cases of retail crime. DA Jason Anderson and his team will discuss the challenges of retail theft from the prosecutor’s view. He will share how grocers can build stronger relationships with district attorneys and law enforcement to push back against retail theft plaguing our stores.