Jessie McGrath is the Deputy-in-Charge of the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office Asset Forfeiture Section. Jessie has been a prosecutor for the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office for over 33 years and has worked in a wide variety of assignments. Prior to being named to head the Asset Forfeiture Section Jessie held assignments in the Central Trial, Juvenile, Major Narcotics, High Technology Crimes and Consumer Protection Divisions. Jessie represents the DA’s office on the Los Angeles County Anti-Racism, Diversity and Inclusion program. Jessie has been on the Board of Directors and served as the Executive Vice President of the Association of Deputy District Attorney’s (ADDA), the union representing the rank and file prosecutors of the DA’s office. The ADDA named her DA of the Month for April 2002. Currently, Jessie serves on the Board of Directors of APLA Health which is a Federally Qualified Health Center providing high quality health care to underserved populations throughout Los Angeles county. Jessie obtained her BA and JD degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Effectively Advocating for LGBTQ+ Victims with a Focus on Trans Victims of Color