Jason McGee Appointed Henderson Directing Attorney

(3/1/2023) Jason joined DPA in 2008 as Staff Attorney in the Owensboro Trial Office. He grew up in Louisville and obtained an undergraduate degree in history from the University of Louisville.  He is a graduate of the University of Dayton School of Law.  Jason lives in Owensboro with his wife, Jennifer.   

Lacy Andrews Appointed Danville Directing Attorney

(12/1/2022) Lacy graduated from Eastern Kentucky University in 2010, where she participated in EKU’s Mock Trial Team program, and graduated with a degree in Communication Studies.  Lacy then attended the University of Kentucky College of Law, where she graduated in 2013.  Lacy is an EKU School of Communication Distinguished Alumni (2018) and received a YoungContinue reading “Lacy Andrews Appointed Danville Directing Attorney”

Clay Beineke Appointed Frankfort Trial Office Directing Attorney

(11/1/2022) A Kentucky native and lifelong resident, Clay began his DPA career in the Hopkinsville Trial Office in March, 2015.  During his 3 years there he had approximately a dozen District Court trials and half as many Circuit Court trials.  He transferred to the Capital Post Conviction section where he worked on several cases attemptingContinue reading “Clay Beineke Appointed Frankfort Trial Office Directing Attorney”

Jason Pfeil Appointed Bowling Green South Directing Attorney

(5/16/2022) Jason J. Pfeil is a 1999 graduate of Marquette University Law School.  He has been employed with DPA since 2001, serving clients in the Owensboro Trial Office, CTB West, Henderson Trial Office, and as the Directing Attorney in the Princeton Trial Office.  Jason is currently the Directing Attorney of the Bowling Green South TrialContinue reading “Jason Pfeil Appointed Bowling Green South Directing Attorney”

Valerie Church Appointed Lexington North Directing Attorney

(5/1/2022) Valerie Church received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Kentucky in 2010. In 2014 she graduated from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. After law school, Valerie worked for the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration and was in private practice taking conflict public defender cases in Northern Indiana untilContinue reading “Valerie Church Appointed Lexington North Directing Attorney”

Kami Granade Appointed Bullitt Directing Attorney

(5/1/2022) Kami Granade received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the College of Charleston in 2010, and she received her Juris Doctor from the Charleston School of Law in 2014.  After law school, Kami moved to Greenville, South Carolina, where she briefly worked in civil practice until finding her passion for indigent defense. Continue reading “Kami Granade Appointed Bullitt Directing Attorney”

Ashley Graham Appointed Covington Directing Attorney

(4/16/2022) Ashley Graham works as a Staff Attorney in the Covington DPA Trial Office and represents clients in Kenton County, Kentucky. Over the course of her public defender career, Ashley has had approximately 30 jury trials, ranging from misdemeanor to murder charges. She began working at the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy in August 2011Continue reading “Ashley Graham Appointed Covington Directing Attorney”

Jennifer Skaggs Appointed Shelbyville Directing Attorney

(3/25/2022) Jennifer received her B.A. in Chemistry from Eastern Kentucky University in 2006 before earning her J.D. from NKU Chase College of Law in 2009. She began her career with DPA in 2014 as a staff attorney in the Boone County trials office and later transferred to the Bullitt County office. Most recently, she hasContinue reading “Jennifer Skaggs Appointed Shelbyville Directing Attorney”