Meet and Hear Orange County Supervisor Todd Spitzer
Todd Spitzer is an Orange County Supervisor and former California State Assembly Member. He led the successful campaign to pass Marsy’s Law for All, the organization formed after the 2008 passage of California’s Victims’ Bill of Rights Act of 2008: Marsy’s Law.
As an Assistant District Attorney in Orange County, Spitzer handled criminal matters and supervised line prosecutors. He has prosecuted felonies including attempted murder, attempted rape, kidnapping, robbery, extortion, and reckless driving causing serious bodily injury. Spitzer has tried about 100 jury trials to verdict.
Spitzer joined the Orange County DA’s Office in 1990 and served until 1997. During this period Spitzer developed his interest in victims’ rights. The local chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving honored Spitzer with its Outstanding Prosecutor Award (1995), and he was voted Outstanding Prosecutor by the Orange County DA’s office (1994).
Spitzer is running for Orange County District Attorney in 2018, against incumbent Tony Rackauckas.