Yolanda Mack

Yolanda Mack

Deputy District Attorney- Sex Crimes Unit

Yolanda R. Mack is currently the Deputy District Attorney for the Sexual Assault Unit at the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office. She is currently responsible for leading a team of Senior Assistant District Attorneys in prosecuting felony cases of sexual assault against adult victims. Her duties and responsibilities include supervision of Unit attorneys, evaluating and mentoring attorneys; conducting periodic unit meetings; reviewing and approving requested leave time; assisting in developing policies and procedures for the Unit; assisting in developing goals and objectives for the Unit; ensuring courtroom coverage for all court dates; liaison between department management and the Unit; reviewing and approving transfer cases; participating in related trainings and community outreach; reporting to the Director of the Special Victims Unit.

Prior to joining the Fulton County District Attorney’s, she was the Deputy Chief District Attorney for the Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Unit in DeKalb County from 2017-2020. Her focus was prosecuting felony cases involving intimate partner domestic violence, adult sexual assault, and domestic violence homicides. Her duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: prosecuting felony cases involving domestic violence, sexual assault, and domestic homicides; day-to-day supervision of Unit attorneys and trial assistants; coordinating Unit attorneys, Victim-Witness Advocates, and investigators; assisting with training, evaluating and mentoring attorneys; conducting periodic unit meetings; reviewing and approving requested leave time; assisting in developing policies and procedures for the Unit; assisting in developing goals and objectives for the Unit; ensuring courtroom coverage for all court dates; maintaining statistical data of domestic violence prosecutions; liaison between department management and the Unit; reviewing and approving transfer cases; participating in related trainings and community outreach; reporting to the Director of the Special Victims Unit, and other duties assigned. Under her leadership, she received the Unit of the Year in 2019.

From 2007-2017 she was employed with the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office where she began as a Senior Assistant District Attorney where she quickly rose through the ranks to a Chief Senior Assistant District Attorney responsible for prosecuting sex crimes and domestic violence cases in the Crimes Against Women & Children’s Unit where she received the Attorney of the Year Award (2010) and the Major Crimes Unit where she prosecuted homicides and high-profile cases. She also received Attorney of the Year in that unit in 2016.

A graduate of Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Yolanda has dedicated her career to public service with an emphasis on victim-centered prosecution. She is currently a board member at the International Women’s House (IWH), a domestic violence shelter, whose mission is to provide a safe haven and supportive services for women and children who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking. She is also a member of the DeKalb County Domestic Violence Task Force, the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART), and the Leadership DeKalb Class of 2021.