Thurston County facilities are now open to the public with restrictions, including maintaining physical distancing of at least six feet at all times and, per the Washington State Secretary of Health’s face covering order wearing a cloth face covering or mask. If you come to county facilities, please be prepared for potentially long wait times or lines due to distancing guidelines. We continue to encourage residents to access county services online, by phone, by email, or through the use of drop boxes located outside of county buildings.
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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

Larry Jefferson, Lead Attorney

Felony Unit:

Andrew Yi- Attorney
Angela Colaiuta- Attorney
Alex Frix- Attorney
Brian Gerhart - Attorney, Drug Court
Christian Cabrera- Attorney
Danielle Walker- Attorney
Eric Pilon-Attorney
Jenna Norden-Attorney, Drug Court
Kevin Griffin- Attorney
Luke Swinney - Attorney, Drug Court

Tracy Sims, Paralegal
Jacquelin Butcher, Legal Assistant
Jodi Elloitt, Legal Assistant
Liezl Mondoc, Legal Assistant

District Court

Phil Griffith, Lead Attorney

Misdemeanor Unit:

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

Thyda Davis, Paralegal
Mary Boughal, Legal Assistant

Family, Juvenile and Involuntary
Treatment Act (ITA) Court

Robyn Martin, Lead Attorney

William Trondsen- Juvenile Attorney
Robyn Martin- Dependency Attorney
John Hansen- ITA Attorney

Pam Hipp, Paralegal
Kayla Vroman, Legal Assistant

Fiscal Unit

José L. Vargas, Fiscal Manager

Verda Hess, Accounting Assistant

Administrative Unit

Mia Pagnotta, Executive Assistant

Kristi Goins, Legal Assistant
Lupe Hernandez, Legal Assistant
Susan Nieves, Legal Assistant