Administration

Larry D. Morse II District Attorney

Larry D. Morse II District Attorney

Management Team

2016 Management Team
From Left to right: Robert Carroll, Jeannette Pacheco, Harold Nutt, Larry D. Morse II, and Pat Lunney
Harold L. Nutt, Chief Deputy District Attorney

Harold L. Nutt, Chief Deputy District Attorney



Born and raised in Colorado, Harold Nutt attended college at Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas, graduating in 1980 with a bachelor's degree in Law Enforcement.  He then attended Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles.  In 1987 he was hired as a prosecutor by the San Benito County District Attorney's Office.  During his almost ten years with that office, he rose to the rank of Assistant District Attorney.  Mr. Nutt joined the Merced County District Attorney's Office in 1996 as a Deputy.  He was appointed Chief Deputy District Attorney in 2006.
Robert Carroll, Chief Deputy District Attorney

Robert Carroll, Chief Deputy District Attorney



Robert O. Carroll came to Merced from Los Angeles back in early 1994. He has been with the District Attorney's office since 2002. Between 1994 and 2002, Mr. Carroll did criminal defense work doing primarily felony trial work. In 2002, he was hired by the Merced County District Attorney's Office and began his career as a Prosecutor. He used his skill and knowledge to litigate and try complex felony cases and has successfully tried and convicted everything from burglary, robbery, child molestation, and murder. In March of 2011, Mr. Carroll was made a Chief Deputy District Attorney.
Jeannette Pacheco, Administrative Services Director

Jeannette Pacheco, Administrative Services Director


Jeannette Pacheco was born and raised in Merced County and attended high school and college locally.  She joined the District Attorney's Office in 1993 as a paralegal in the civil division, handling cases involving financial crimes.  In 2003, she began supervising support staff and fiscal services and managing the department's grant programs.  She was promoted to Administrative Services Director in 2006.  Ms. Pacheco oversees the District Attorney's budget, supervises all support services and is responsible for managing administrative services, personnel, and overall departmental operations.

Merced County District Attorney's Office - 550 W. Main Street, Merced, CA 95340 - (209) 385-7381

 Merced County District Attorney's Office