Tim Ward has been officially sworn in as the new District Attorney of Tulare County.
The Honorable Judge Kathryn Montejano officiated the oath.
Ward was appointed by the Board of Supervisors on October 16th, following Phil Cline's announcement that he is retiring after serving more than 20 years as the county's District Attorney.
Ward was hired as a Tulare County Deputy District Attorney in 1999.
In 2005, he was promoted to Supervising Attorney, and was later promoted to Assistant District Attorney in April 2011.