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Gwinnett District Attorney candidate Patsy Austin-Gatson talks about the community-oriented focus she would like to bring to the DA’s office during a recent interview.

Gwinnett County District Attorney candidate Patsy Austin-Gatson is no stranger to a courtroom.

Austin-Gatson, who is one of the Democrats running for district attorney this year, has a lengthy resume with 30 years of experience as an attorney. That includes stints working for the state of Georgia, as a private attorney and more recently for Gwinnett County’s solicitor’s office.

I'm a Crawford Long baby who grew up in Marietta and eventually wandered to the University of Southern Mississippi for college. Earned a BA in journalism (double minor in political science and history). Previously worked in Florida and Clayton County.

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