Prosecuting Attorney

Welcome to the website of the Cole County Prosecuting Attorney. Please take some time and find out who we are and the services we provide. We are proud to serve the 75,000+ people of Cole County, Missouri.

The Cole County Prosecuting Attorney's Office is located on the 3rd floor of the Cole County Courthouse Annex in the heart of Jefferson City, just blocks from the Missouri Capitol and the Missouri River. We prosecute cases ranging from relatively minor traffic and misdemeanor offenses to serious felonies.
To efficiently and effectively prosecute criminal offenses, the office employs 6 assistant prosecuting attorneys, 2 investigators, the RACS victims' advocate and VOCA victim advocate, and support staff members.

Thank you for visiting my office's website. Please feel free to contact us.
--Mark A. Richardson
Prosecuting Attorney
  1. Jury Finds Russellville Man Guilty of Domestic Assault and Armed Criminal Action

    Following a four-day jury trial, a Cole County jury has found Brett Michael Bergman guilty of domestic assault in the first degree and armed criminal action. Read on...
  2. Judge Sentences Woman to 7 years for DWI

    The sentence comes after a two-day jury trial held in November of 2017. Read on...
  3. Judge Sentences Man to Two Consecutive 25-Year Sentences

    Judge Daniel Green sentenced Bobby Dean Bishop to two twenty-five year sentences on December 13, 2017. The sentence comes after a three-day jury trial held in October of 2017 Read on...
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