District Attorney James P. Willett
James P. Willett, district attorney, is the elected chief prosecutor for San Joaquin County and represents the People of the State of California in criminal and some civil cases presented before the unified Superior Court of San Joaquin County.
Mr. Willett was appointed District Attorney of San Joaquin County in April of 2005, after the retirement of John Phillips. In June 2006, he was elected to his first full term as District Attorney. Mr. Willett has served the Office for the last 31 years, 10 of which were as Assistant District Attorney.
The office has a staff of 192 employees including 78 attorneys, 32 investigators, and additional support personnel located in downtown Stockton, the Juvenile Justice Center in French Camp, and co-located with branches of the Superior Court in Lodi and Manteca.