Sarah George

Chittenden County State''''''''s Attorney

Sarah will continue to provide LGBTQ representation to Chittenden County!

Biography

Sarah George is the Chittenden County State’s Attorney, located in Burlington Vermont. For over six years, Sarah was a Deputy State’s Attorney in the Chittenden County State’s Attorney’s Office, and in January 2017, Sarah was appointed by Governor Phil Scott to be the Chittenden County State’s Attorney, eventually formally elected in November 2018.

Chittenden County houses nearly one third of Vermont’s population, is the most diverse county in the State, and prides themselves on their progressive approach to public safety efforts.

Since being State’s Attorney, Sarah has focused on ways to overhaul the criminal legal system by finding innovative ways to serve her community. From significantly reducing the number of cases charged and increasing diversion eligibility, to eliminating cash bail and decreasing supervision and incarcerative sentences, Sarah is dedicated to providing opportunity, intervention and wholistic support to victims, families and folks who commit crimes; holding individuals accountable, and implementing smart strategies and innovations that promote safe, healthy, and strong communities.

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