D.A. Dave Strouse



David A. Strouse has served as the District Attorney of Clinton County since January 2, 2016, and was re-elected to his second term in 2019.  Prior to his election, Dave maintained a private law practice in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, and worked as a Public Defender for Clinton County for 8 years. 

Dave serves on the Executive Committee for Pennsylvania District Attorney’s Association, and previously on the Board of Directors for the Pennsylvania District Attorney's Institute. He is a member of various Clinton County organizations including the Criminal Justice Advisory Board, the Victim/Witness Policy Board, the Sexual Assault Response Team, the STOP Violence Against Women Grant Coordinating Team, the Multidisciplinary Investigative Team, and the Child Death Review Team. Dave is also a member of the Clinton County Treatment Court Committee, Veterans Court Committee, and the Behavioral Health Court Committee.  Dave is also a member of the Clinton County Advocates for a Drug Free Tomorrow.

Dave volunteers his time as a member and President Elect of the Lock Haven Kiwanis and also coaches Little League Baseball.

Dave graduated from Penn State University Altoona College with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and was a member of the baseball team. He graduated from the Villanova University School of Law.

Dave and his wife, Sara, and three sons, Cooper, Logan, and Andrew live in Lamar Township, Pennsylvania.