Ashlan Clarke Announces Candidacy for Bedford County District Attorney

Bedford County, Pennsylvania (WTAJ) – Ashlan Clarke announced Friday, January 6, that he will be the nominee for Bedford County District Attorney in this year’s election.

“It is an incredible honor and privilege to serve as district attorney.
I am proud to represent this office and the citizens of Bedford County,” Clark said.

The current district attorney, Leslie Childers Pott, is not seeking another term.

“About a year ago, I spoke with my family and decided not to seek another term,” Childers-Pott said. During that time, my family has patiently allowed me to be available for anything related to my office, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. am. “

Clark says he looks forward to talking and sharing his concerns with voters
Her vision and goals include “giving victims of crime a voice and protecting criminals.”
We protect our communities through diligent, ethical and effective investigations and prosecutions. “

“I look forward to returning to the Bedford County District Attorney’s Office.
District public prosecutor. We need more accountability for the individuals who are bringing them in.
Bringing drugs into the community and committing violent crimes against members of our community.I
Ready to work tirelessly with law enforcement to hold these criminals accountable and keep
The community is safe,” Clark added.

The daughter of Jan and Kim Clark, Clark was born and raised in Bedford County.
I am excited to continue my career as an attorney in this community. In 2004 he graduated from Northern Bedford
County High School, Clark studied communications and political science in college
Prior to earning his Juris Doctor degree from Duquesne University School of Law, he lived in Pittsburgh.

Clark has experience working as a prosecutor on both sides of the court.
A criminal defense attorney during her legal career.Clark practiced dozens of times before
Judges in Central and Western Pennsylvania, from speeding tickets to first-degree murder trials.

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This diverse background gives her a unique perspective that she believes will make her a better prosecutor. Clark worked as an intern for the Bedford County District Attorney’s Office, and upon passing her bar exam she was appointed Assistant District Attorney. From 2013 she served as an assistant district attorney until 2015. Ashlan Clarke Announces Candidacy for Bedford County District Attorney

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