Rolanda Pierre Dixon is an Assistant District Attorney for Santa Clara County and is the county’s expert on domestic violence. She is also the Human Trafficking liaison for the District Attorney’s office.
Ms. Pierre Dixon is a graduate of San Jose State University with a BA degree in Political Science. She received her JD from the University of Santa Clara in 1980. She has handled all types of criminal prosecutions; including drunk driving, assault and battery, child abuse, robbery, juvenile, narcotics and domestic violence.
She established the first domestic violence unit in Santa Clara County in 1991 and was the supervisor of the unit until January 2006 when she was promoted to Assistant District Attorney. She also supervised the Family Violence Unit which includes domestic violence, child abuse, physical elder abuse and child abduction. In this capacity the unit members have prosecuted over 5,000 domestic violence cases per year and are considered to be one of the premiere units in California. She currently supervises the Dependency Unit, Burglary Assault Unit and Narcotics Team. She is also the office’s expert on Human Trafficking. She supervises the Narcotics, Burglary/Assault, Victim Restitution, Victim Witness and Dependency Units. She is also the chair of the Domestic Violence Death Review Team and has been since its inception in 1994.