Our Team

Public Defender for Jefferson County

David Luker
David S Luker

Office Administrator

Information Technology

Deputy Public Defender

Executive Assistant

Yicelys Ortiz Brian Brock Elizabeth Glasscox Elizabeth Crow
Yicelys Ortiz Brian Brock Elizabeth Glasscox Elizabeth Crow

Senior Trial Attorneys

Kate Bounds Buddy Dean Tiara Hudson Greg Johnson
Kate Bounds Buddy Dean Tiara Hudson Greg Johnson
Scott Linton Michael Rasmussen Blair Shores Tim Simonetti
Scott Linton Michael Rasummsen Blair Shores Tim Simonetti

Attorneys

Stephanie Berger Chad Black Brock Brett Chuantae Brown
Stephanie Berger Chad Black Brock Brett Chuantaé Brown

Elisa Burnum Austin Ellard Scott Fuqua Arienna Grody
Elisa Burnum Austin Ellard Scott Fuqua Arienna Grody

Ashley Heidger Alex Mason Paul McDaniel Katie Mitchell
Ashley Heidger Alex Mason Paul McDaniel Katie Mitchell

Melina Mizel-Goldfarb Texys Morris Valentina Restrepo Drew Thagard
Melina Mizel-Goldfarb Texys Morris Valentina Restrepo Drew Thagard

William Turner Spencer Walker Frederic Washington LaTonia Williams
Will Turner Spencer Walker Frederic Washington LaTonia Williams

Christa Wininger
Christa Wininger

Gideon’s Promise Attorneys

Liman Fellow Attorney

Kiara Fiegi Elizabeth Tissot Ruth Swift
Kiara Fiegi Elizabeth Tissot Ruth Swift

Social Work

Charity Laister Jennifer Townsend Maley Gibbons
Charity Laister Jennifer Townsend Maley Gibbons

Investigators

Eddie Cox Michael Granger Brinkley Sharpe
Eddie Cox Michael Granger Brinkley Sharpe

Trial Coordinators

Angelica Agee Justian Staton
Angelica Agee Justian Staton

Intake Coordinators

Krista Boyd Katrina Escott Terrenisha Hollis Rhonda Meredith
Krista Boyd Katrina Escott Terrenisha Hollis Rhonda Meredith
Briana Owens
Briana Owens

Paralegal

Legal Assistants

Peyton Kendrick Beaunca Bolden-Wade Melissa Clark Kelley Owens
Peyton Kendrick Beaunca Bolden-Wade Melissa Clark Kelley Owens

Karen Perry Karen Salerno Leatrice Woods
Karen Perry Karen Salerno Leatrice Woods