District Attorney

District Attorney Mark J. Powell

The District Attorney’s Office is responsible for the prosecution of crimes in Lackawanna County and also administering programs aimed at the prevention of crime.

Mark Powell , Lackawanna County’s District Attorney, oversees several units in the DA’s Office, they include:

  • Detective Unit
  • Domestic Violence
  • Child Abuse
  • Sexual Assault
  • Drug Unit
  • D.U.I. Unit
  • Juvenile Unit
  • Auto Theft
  • Victim/Witness Unit
  • Trauma Services
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Elder Abuse & Neglect

Check out District Attorney Mark Powell’s site @ http://www.lackawannada.com/

Lackawanna County Public Defenders Office Establishes Free Legal Hotline

Staff attorneys from the Lackawanna County Public Defenders office are providing free legal advice in criminal matters over the phone for an initial consultation only during the COVID-19 pandemic, beginning Wednesday, April 8.

This “round-the-clock” assistance is being staffed by highly experienced staff. This service is being offered regardless of whether the client meets income guidelines, which typically determine eligibility for the office’s legal services.

Administrative Contacts

District Attorney Mark J. Powell
Lackawanna County District Attorney’s Office
Phone: 570-963-6717
Fax: 570-963-6304


135 Jefferson Ave.
Scranton, PA 18503
(570) 963-6717

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