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Berkshire District Attorney’s Office

Timothy J. Shugrue

The District Attorney is a chief county prosecutor whose duty is to seek justice while representing the common good.

District Attorney Tim Shugrue’s mission is to provide a safer community through proactive community involvement and education while also prosecuting habitual and violent criminal offenders.

DA Shugrue is passionate about investing in our community. Under his leadership, DA Shugrue is bringing back school-based education programs run by the DA’s Office. Additionally, he is devoted to providing education and services for veterans, senior citizens and populations in need of additional support.

DA Shugrue is a proponent of reducing the stigma around addiction. The Berkshire DA’s Office is invested in the thoughtful development of specialty courts and juvenile diversion programs.

Violence in Berkshire County has a detrimental effect on us all. DA Shugrue holds accountable those who bring illegal guns, large quantities of drugs and habitual violence into our community.



DA Shugrue Hangs Pride Flag in Celebration of Pride Month!

On the morning of June 1st District Attorney Shugrue and office staff celebrated the start of Pride Month by hanging the Pride Flag in the District Attorney's Office lobby!

Berkshire District Attorney Staff supports the Westside Community Block Party

On May 27th, 2023, the staff of the Berkshire County District Attorney's office joined the Westside Community Block Party at Riverview Park for a day of fun, activities and a wiffle ball game

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Berkshire Assistant District Attorney, Aleah Fisher Receives Spotlight Award at 2023 MDAA Conference

District Attorney Shugrue is proud to announce that Assistant District Attorney Aleah Fisher received the Spotlight Award at the Massachusetts District Attorneys Association annual state-wide conference. The Spotlight Award is given to prosecutors who demonstrate outstanding service, spirit, and professionalism.

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Jane Kibby-Peirce Awarded 2023 MDAA Victim Advocate of the Year

District Attorney Shugrue is proud to announce that Jane Kibby-Peirce, Director of Victim Witness Advocates for the Berkshire County District Attorney’s Office, has been named the 2023 Gerard D. Downing Advocate of the Year by the Massachusetts District Attorneys Association (MDAA).

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Prosecutors from the Berkshire D.A. office attend the Annual Massachusetts District Attorney Association Conference

The Berkshire District Attorney’s Office enjoy the annual Massachusetts District Attorney Association conference. They were especially proud to cheer on Jane Kibby-Peirce, awarded Victim Witness Advocate of 2023.

DA Shugrue and Representative Neal: Springfield's St. Patrick's Day Parade

District Attorney Shugrue and Representative Richie Neal talked at an event following Springfield's St. Patrick's Day Parade. DA Shugrue is looking forward to a strong partnership with Representative Neal.

Berkshire United Way's 10x the Fun

District Attorney Shugrue along with 1st Assistant Marianne Shelvey, Assistant District Attorney Rachael Eramo, Victim Witness Advocate Carly Garofano and Community Engagement Director Julia Sabourin had a blast at the Berkshire United Way's 10x the Fun event in February. Joining in community events is one of our staffs' favorite things to do!

Berkshire County District Attorney Shugrue Attends NAMI Event

The District Attorney and 1st Assistant Marianne Shelvey attended an annual NAMI event in support of all the organization does for Berkshire County.
"NAMI Berkshire County is an organization of families, friends and individuals whose lives have been affected by mental illness. Together, we advocate for better lives for those individuals who have a mental illness."

Berkshire District Attorney Shugrue interviewed on PCTV

District Attorney Timothy Shugrue interviewed by Ed Burniske on 1/26/2023 for PCTV: "Know Your Berkshires".

During the interview, D.A. Shugrue outlined his vision for the District Attorney's office and his commitment to community safety

PCTV is Pittsfield's public television station. Know Your Berkshires is a reoccurring program.

Berkshire District Attorney Shugrue attends Inauguration Ceremony for Attorney General Andrea Joy Campbell

District Attorney Timothy Shugrue attends the Inauguration Ceremony for Attorney General, Andrea Joy Campbell on January 18th, 2023 at the Boston Exhibition and Convention Center

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