Community Justice Division
Assistant City Attorney
Tricia Pummill has been a leading Criminal Prosecutor with over 25 years experience. Ms. Pummill was sworn in as Deputy City Attorney in 1983 and worked for the San Diego City Attorney's Office for over 12 years in the Consumer and Environmental Protection Unit successfully prosecuting large retailers for unfair competition. In addition, Ms. Pummill specialized in code enforcement cases addressing complex neighborhood concerns and also handled difficult criminal theft cases involving unlicensed contractors, unsanitary food markets, unlicensed automobile repair facilities, unlicensed bus companies, travel promoters, and unlicensed attorneys. In 1999, the San Diego District Attorney's Office hired her to re-create and implement their Consumer Protection Unit as the only Consumer Protection Deputy in the office. During her career at the San Diego District Attorney's Office, Ms. Pummill filed several civil unfair competition cases against notable retail chains and formed an immigration fraud task force to prosecute individuals who committed immigration fraud. Her extensive criminal trial experience also covers real estate fraud and environmental protection matters. In December 2008, Ms. Pummill left the District Attorney's Office to join the San Diego City Attorney's Office as the Assistant City Attorney responsible for the Community Justice Division which consists of the Consumer & Environmental Protection Unit, Code Enforcement Unit, Drug Abatement Response Team Unit, and Neighborhood Prosecution Unit. Ms. Pummill received her undergraduate degree in 1980 from The State University of New York and her Juris Doctor from Cornell Law School in 1983.
Ms. Pummill is married and has one child.