MEET THE TEAM

Sara Mollo

Sara Mollo

Public Defender of the Sixth Judicial Circuit

Greg Williams

Greg Williams

Chief Assistant Public Defender

Directors & Supervisors

Tara Anderson

Tara Anderson

Misdemeanor Supervisor

Johnathan Duncan

Johnathan Duncan

Felony Supervisor

Catherine Garrett

Catherine Garrett

Pasco Supervisor

Bethany LaPolla

Bethany LaPolla

Felony Supervisor

Morgan Nelson

Morgan Nelson

Administrative Director

Steve Nelson

Steve Nelson

County Court Attorney Supervisor

Paige Parish

Paige Parish

Misty Risener

Misty Risener

Pasco County Office Manager, Legal Assistant Supervisor

Karen Rittenhouse

Karen Rittenhouse

Chief Criminal Investigator

Ashley Roura

Ashley Roura

Director of Mental Health

Kari Schori

Kari Schori

Chief Information Officer

Ari Benjamin Weisberg, B.C.S.

Ari Benjamin Weisberg, B.C.S.

Juvenile Division Director

Aimee E. Wyant

Aimee E. Wyant

Felony Supervisor

Assistant Public Defenders

Tricia Andrew

Tricia Andrew

Attorney at Law

Joseph Call

Joseph Call

Paralegal

Phil Cohen

Phil Cohen

Attorney at Law

Tisha DeAnne

Tisha DeAnne

Attorney at Law

Shadi Fackih

Shadi Fackih

Attorney at Law

Brian Gibbons

Brian Gibbons

Attorney at Law

Peter Gordon Beckstrom

Peter Gordon Beckstrom

Attorney at Law

Shahtia Gay-Hariston

Shahtia Gay-Hariston

Attorney at Law

Savannah Heavenridge

Savannah Heavenridge

Attorney at Law

Steven Heusser

Steven Heusser

Attorney at Law

David Houston

David Houston

Attorney at Law

Sheryl C. Johansen

Sheryl C. Johansen

Attorney at Law

Brittany Jones

Brittany Jones

Attorney at Law

Deirdre Kelsey-Holley

Deirdre Kelsey-Holley

Attorney at Law

Kirby Kreider

Kirby Kreider

Attorney at Law

Robert Lancaster

Robert Lancaster

Attorney at Law

Michael Lavin

Michael Lavin

Attorney at Law

Rose London

Rose London

Attorney at Law

Ryan J. Maguire

Ryan J. Maguire

Attorney at Law

Jessica Manuele

Jessica Manuele

Attorney at Law

Kayla McGreen

Kayla McGreen

Attorney at Law

David Moran, B.C.S.

David Moran, B.C.S.

Attorney at Law

John Nohlgren

John Nohlgren

Attorney at Law

Keongela Norton

Keongela Norton

Attorney at Law, Juvenile Crossover Division

Yamilette Alvarez Pagan

Yamilette Alvarez Pagan

Attorney at Law

Bailey Peterson

Bailey Peterson

Attorney at Law

Mark A. Porrello

Mark A. Porrello

Attorney at Law

Robert Tager

Robert Tager

Attorney at Law

Scott Tolliver

Scott Tolliver

Attorney at Law

Tom Towzey

Tom Towzey

Attorney at Law

Samantha Van Scoik

Samantha Van Scoik

Attorney at Law

Christina L. Walker, B.C.S.

Christina L. Walker, B.C.S.

Attorney at Law

Savana Williams

Savana Williams

Attorney at Law

Rachel B. Jervis Wise

Rachel B. Jervis Wise

Attorney at Law

Support Staff

Brittany Alipour

Brittany Alipour

Forensic Mental Health Therapist and Court Liaison for the Recovery and Diversion Program

LaKeith Amir-Sharif

LaKeith Amir-Sharif

Interviewer

Ken Astuto

Ken Astuto

Investigator

Joe Bailey

Joe Bailey

Investigator

Karen Bilcez

Karen Bilcez

Legal Assistant

Jessica Brown

Jessica Brown

Forensic Mental Health Therapist

Shirley Darling

Shirley Darling

Juvenile Specialist

Mercedes Esquivel

Mercedes Esquivel

Legal Assistant

Victoria Esquivel

Victoria Esquivel

Misdemeanor Legal Assistant Supervisor

Sarai Farias

Sarai Farias

Legal Assistant

Maria Giorgione

Maria Giorgione

Legal Assistant

Briana Henzler

Briana Henzler

Deputy Felony Legal Assistant Supervisor

Bryanna Herron

Bryanna Herron

Legal Assistant

Patty Hughes

Patty Hughes

Legal Assistant

Gloria Ktistakis

Gloria Ktistakis

Legal Assistant

Maria Leyva

Maria Leyva

Legal Assistant

Liza Levesque

Liza Levesque

Forensic Mental Health Therapist

Tiki Nadeau

Tiki Nadeau

Fiscal Assistant

Amanda Nagle

Amanda Nagle

File Opener/Reception

Donna Pea

Donna Pea

Legal Assistant

Enrique Perez

Enrique Perez

Investigator

Kip Premru

Kip Premru

Criminal Investigator

D.J. Price-Edstrom

D.J. Price-Edstrom

Pasco Interviewer

Lynda Schroeder

Lynda Schroeder

Assistant

John Sharpe

John Sharpe

Pasco Investigator

Betty Sicola

Betty Sicola

Legal Assistant

Marionette Solorio

Marionette Solorio

Front Desk

Tiffany Vasquez

Tiffany Vasquez

Legal Assistant

Rocio Vazquez

Rocio Vazquez

Pasco Interviewer

Joyce Wahlquist

Joyce Wahlquist

Pasco Interviewer

Dana Worrell

Dana Worrell

Criminal Investigator

Beverly Zaleski

Beverly Zaleski

Forensic Mental Health Therapist