District Attorney Bob Hermann

Bob Hermann is the Washington County District Attorney.  Mr. Hermann has been a prosecutor for Washington County, Oregon since 1975.  He served as the Chief Deputy District Attorney from 1982 to 1998.  Mr. Hermann has been the District Attorney since 1999 and is currently serving his fifth term of office. 

During his years as a prosecutor he has prosecuted hundreds of cases and has specialized in both adult and child sexual assault cases, physical child abuse cases, arson and fraud cases, and presently, murder and aggravated murder cases.  He has prosecuted over two dozen murder or aggravated murder cases.

District Attorney Hermann welcomes visitors at the Grand Opening of the Family Justice Center of Washington County.

Mr. Hermann represents his office and the County in a variety of capacities and roles for various organizations.  Mr. Hermann has also been a Board Member for Washington County Rape Victim Advocates, Board Member and president of the Women's Shelter, Board Member and volunteer for Make a Wish Foundation of Oregon, Board Member and president of the Washington County Bar Association, and Board Member and president of the Oregon District Attorneys Association.  He has spoken and lectured for numerous organizations and conferences, schools and Citizens' Academies, including his role as a speaker/instructor in Sakhalin, Russia, helping in their implementation of the criminal jury trial process.

District Attorney Bob Hermann

District Attorney Bob Hermann preparing for the annual Crime Victims' Rights Week Barbecue Fundraiser. All proceeds go to the Washington County District Attorney's Emergency Services Fund.

Mr. Hermann grew up in SW Portland.  He received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Rhetoric from Willamette University in 1971 and his Juris Doctor from Willamette College of Law in 1974.