TCPD Attorneys and Staff


Contact our staff by e-mail by clicking on the names below,
or by phone at (360) 754-4897

Patrick O'Connor, Director

Superior Court

José L. Vargas, Fiscal Manager

Mia Pagnotta, Administrative Assistant
Dawn Ward, Legal Assistant
Lupe Hernandez, Legal Assistant
Sammi Burkhardt, Legal Assistant
Verda Hess, Accounting Assistant

District Court

Phil Griffith, Lead Attorney

Misdemeanor Unit:

Ahmed Jenkins
Christine Black Geary
Danielle Walker
Geoffrey Hulsey - Veterans Court
Jason Schuyler
Tammy Shuffield - Mental Health Court
William Trondsen

Thyda Davis, Paralegal
Mary Riat, Legal Assistant
Tasia DeRuwe, Legal Assistant

Family & Juvenile Court

Sharonda Amamilo, Lead Attorney

Juvenile Unit:
Robyn Martin

Dependency Unit:
Sharonda Amamilo

Pam Hipp, Paralegal
Mahogany Carter, Legal Assistant

Fiscal & Administrative Unit

José L. Vargas, Fiscal Manager

Mia Pagnotta, Administrative Assistant
Dawn Ward, Legal Assistant
Lupe Hernandez, Legal Assistant
Sammi Burkhardt, Legal Assistant
Verda Hess, Accounting Assistant