Amy Holliday's Career

January 2020-Present

Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office

Assistant Chief Deputy

January, 2020–present

Responsibilities have included:

  • Daily management of the forty-one prosecutors in the District Attorney’s Central Operations Bureau consisting of the Intake Unit, Arraignment Courts, Preliminary Hearings, Felony Teams, Collaborative Courts, and Cold Cases DNA Team

  • Management of the use Forensic Investigative Genetic Genealogy to solve and prosecute cases

  • Prosecution of several cold cases solved with the use of Forensic Investigative Genetic Genealogy including: People of the State of California v. Joseph James DeAngelo (the East Area Rapist/Golden State Killer) and People of the State of California v. Mark Jeffrey Manteuffel

  • Member of the Hiring Committee, 2016-2023
January 2015-December 2020

Supervising Deputy District Attorney

  • Supervisor of the Misdemeanor Jury Trial Unit from January, 2015-May, 2018

  • Responsible for training and managing twelve new prosecutors each year

  • Continued to conduct jury trials while managing a team of prosecutors

  • Transitioned back to Major Crimes Unit upon April, 2018 arrest of Joseph J. DeAngelo

  • Recipient of the Brian L. Hintz Memorial Prosecutor of the Year Award, 2015
April 2002-December 2014

Deputy District Attorney

  • Completed over seventy-five jury trials and over twenty-five court trials

  • Previously assigned to the following units: misdemeanors, domestic violence, juvenile, preliminary hearings, felony teams, career criminal prosecution, adult sexual assaults, and major crimes

  • Recipient of the Outstanding Victim Service Award, 2014
April 1999-April 2002

Associate Attorney

Riggio, Mordaunt & Kelly (Formerly Steinheimer, Riggio, Haydel & Mordaunt)

  • Specializing in civil litigation including tort liability defense, professional negligence, and complex commercial litigation

  • Responsible for management of case assignments including tort liability defense, professional negligence defense, plaintiff personal injury, and complex commercial litigation matters

  • Participation in numerous trials, arbitrations, mediations, administrative hearings, and settlement conferences
May 1996-April 1999

Associate Attorney/Law Clerk

Law Offices of Patrick D. Riddle, P.C. (Formerly Riddle & Isola, P.C.)

  • Specializing in civil litigation including business law, environmental law, and agricultural business law

  • Prepared Complaints in Federal Courts for claims for relief to RCRA< CERCLA, FIFRA, and other federal and state environmental laws



Juris Doctor conferred May 1997


Bachelor of Science, Business Administration with an emphasis on Business Law Minor in Agricultural Business conferred May 1994

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