Meet the District Attorney
John Champion is the District Attorney over the 17th Circuit Court District. He graduated from Law School at the University of Mississippi in 1992 and was hired as an Assistant District Attorney in 1993 by the former District Attorney, Bobby Williams. Mr. Champion continued as an assistant until November 01, 2001 when he was appointed as District Attorney over this district. He oversees all cases throughout the district and monitors the assistant District Attorney’s in their case loads.
Mr. Champion is a phenomenal leader over this district. While he makes sure that every felony case is prosecuted to the fullest extent, he also advocates for victims and makes sure that they truly believe justice was served.