January 2011

Nancy E. O'Malley Inaugurated Jan 4, 2011

In an inauguration ceremony at the Alameda County Family Justice Center, Nancy E. O’Malley became Alameda County’s first elected female District Attorney.

The Oath of Office was administered by California Supreme Court Associate Justice Carol Corrigan. The event was attended by hundreds of well-wishers, including members of the District Attorney’s Office and the legal community, Superior Court Judges, County and city officials, leaders of law enforcement, family and friends.

O'Malley paid tribute to her strong, female mentor and was honored to be sworn in by Associate Justice Corrigan, for it was then-DA Corrigan who hired the young attorney O'Malley almost fresh out of law school. DA O'Malley then spoke of her dedication to her job, the office and the wider community.

"I am committed to educating the public about what the Office does; to informing victims of crime that they have rights; and continue reaching out to communities so we can work together to keep our communities safe," said DA O'Malley.

"I look forward to serving Alameda County as your elected District Attorney, and to the challenges ahead," she said.

District Attorney Nancy E. O'Malley addresses the audience after taking the Oath of Office.

Chief Assistant District Attorney Kevin Dunleavy, District Attorney Nancy E. O'Malley & California Supreme Court Associate Justice Carol Corrigan.