Maureen Krueger, District Attorney
District Attorney Maureen Krueger is a 1993 graduate of the Northern Kentucky University and a 1996 graduate of the University of Cincinnati, College of Law. While in college and law school, Maureen was on the Dean's List, Who's Who Among Law Students, and received the American Jurisprudence Award. She interned in the Campbell County, Kentucky Prosecutor's Office and clerked in the Hamilton County, Ohio Prosecutor's Office.
Maureen began working in Moore County in 1997 as an Assistant District Attorney. As an Assistant District Attorney, Maureen handled all types of criminal cases ranging from simple speeding tickets to murder, including bench and jury trials. Maureen opened a private practice in 2002 representing clients in custody matters, personal injury and criminal defense. In 2007, Ms. Krueger was appointed to a two-year term as District Attorney for Moore County. Within a few months, Maureen prepared and subsequently prosecuted a quadruple homicide. In 2008, Maureen successfully ran for election to retain her position as Moore County District Attorney.
Maureen is a very active member in the Moore County criminal justice community. She is a former President, Secretary and Treasurer of the Moore County Bar Association. She organized and launched the 19D District Bar and held the office of President. She is the chairperson of the Moore County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council and the Moore County Criminal Justice Partnership Advisory Board. Maureen is a member of the Moore County Community Child Protection Team, Moore County Gang Prevention Task Force, Moore County Domestic Violence Task Force, and the Moore County Child Fatality Review Team. She is a past board member of the Moore Buddies and a current member of the Carthage Rotary. Maureen is also a former member of the executive committee of the North Carolina Conference of District Attorneys.