Amazingly enough, the Nevada Appeal interview of the candidates for Carson City District Attorney revealed…nothing we didn’t already know. Although both candidates spoke to the high turnover of personnel in the DA’s office, Mark Kruger spoke to personnel seeking “better” jobs elsewhere for reasons of higher pay and broader opportunities, while Jason Woodbury focused on a poor work environment and leadership issues.
Almost comical was Kruger stating that Woodbury seemed to be running against Neil Rombardo instead of him. Perhaps hoping that none of us will remember that it was Rombardo’s letter to the Appeal defending Kruger that gives the appearance of Kruger not running his own race. To his credit, most of the personnel issues occurred prior to Kruger’s tenure; however, Kruger’s website is bereft of substance that…
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Carson City DA-elect Woodbury names Adriana Fralick as chief deputy of Civil Division
Carson City District Attorney-Elect Jason Woodbury today announced he will appoint Adriana Fralick to serve as Chief Deputy District Attorney in the Civil Division of the District Attorney’s office.
“I am very pleased to have someone of Adriana’s caliber step in to lead the civil division,” said Woodbury in a news release. “Her experience and background — especially with ethics and the Open Meeting Law — make Adriana a perfect match for the position.”
Ms. Fralick was raised in northern Nevada and graduated from the University of Nevada with a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communication, and earned her juris doctor degree from the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
“It is an honor to be chosen by Jason…
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CARSON CITY — Carson City District Attorney-Elect Jason Woodbury on Wednesday announced he will appoint Kristin Luis to be Assistant District Attorney.
“Kristin embodies every principle I want the D.A.’s office to reflect,” said Woodbury. “She’s honest. Her judgment is sensible and consistent. And she’s the hardest working person I’ve ever known.”
Luis presently serves as the Juvenile Court Special Master and Discovery Commissioner for the First Judicial District Court, a position to which she was appointed in 2010. She’s a graduate of the University of Nevada and Gonzaga University, School of Law.
“I’ve enjoyed every moment of the last four years, largely due to the dedication of the people I work with,” said Luis. “It’s difficult to leave, but I’m proud of our achievements and know that I am leaving the Juvenile Court in the best hands possible. I appreciate the exciting opportunity to serve our community as Assistant…
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Under Nevada law, a person can be charged with a gross misdemeanor if they commit battery on a person who “possesses some or all of the powers of a peace officer.”
Because the case is pending, prosecuting attorney Michael Bongard declined to comment on the attorney general office’s decision to charge Woodbury with the lesser crime.
The charges stem from an alleged confrontation at the Elko County Fairgrounds, after a reserve officer, at the request of fair staff, asked attendees milling in a walkway to disperse, according to a charging document. Woodbury allegedly refused to listen, swore at the deputy, and later pushed him from behind.