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TCPD Attorneys and Staff

​Click the names below to contact our staff by e-mail, or by phone at (360) 754-4897.

Patrick O'Connor, Director

Mia Pagnotta, Executive Assistant

Superior Court Adult Felony

Kevin GriffinLead Attorney

Felony Unit:

                 
Brian Gerhart - Attorney
Christian Cabrera- Attorney

Eric Pilon-Attorney
Jenna Norden-Attorney, Drug Court
Luke Swinney - Attorney
Skye Frison - Attorney
Virginia Lagerstam- Attorney, Drug Court

Jodi Elliott, Paralegal
Jacquelin Butcher, Legal Assistant
Liezl Mondoc, Legal Assistant

District Court

Angela Colaiuta, Lead Attorney

Misdemeanor Unit:

Ahmed Jenkins- Attorney
Eric Schuler- Attorney
Jason Schuyler- Attorney, Veterans Court
Jeri Simmons - Attorney
Sarah Stabenow - Attorney, Mental Health Court
Zelena Jones - Attorney

Thyda Davis, Paralegal
Mary Boughal, Legal Assistant
Susan Nieves, Legal Assistant

Family, Juvenile and Involuntary
Treatment Act (ITA) Court

Robyn Martin, Lead Attorney

William Trondsen- Juvenile Attorney
Philip Griffith - Juvenile Attorney
Robyn Martin- Dependency Attorney
John Hansen- ITA Attorney
Maria Gallo - Social Services Specialist

Pam Hipp, Paralegal
Kayla Vroman, Legal Assistant

Fiscal Unit

José L. Vargas, Fiscal Manager

Verda Hess, Accounting Assistant

Administrative Unit

Mia Pagnotta, Executive Assistant

Chloe Sagara, Legal Assistant
Kristi Goins
, Legal Assistant
Lupe Hernandez, Legal Assistant