District Attorney’s Office
Birgit Fladager received her law degree from the University of the Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento. She has been a prosecutor in the Stanislaus County District Attorney’s Office since 1990. Prior to joining the office, she served on active duty with the Judge Advocate General’s Corps of the United States Navy from 1986 to 1990.
Ms. Fladager’s assignments within the Stanislaus County District Attorney’s Office have included the Crimes Against Children/Sexual Assault Unit, the Stanislaus Drug Enforcement Agency and Felony Trial Team. She was the first Deputy District Attorney to lead the Domestic Violence Unit. She was promoted to Chief Deputy in 1999. In that capacity, she supervised felony trial deputies and was responsible for the homicide on-call team.
Ms. Fladager was elected District Attorney in June 2006. She frequently serves as an instructor in the areas of Trial Advocacy and Dealing with the Media for the California District Attorneys’ Association and the National District Attorneys’ Association.