Staff Attorney Profiles

 

P. Marc Sandlin, Chief Deputy District Attorney

Degrees: University of Alabama, Juris Doctorate (1977) University of Alabama , BA in English, (1974)

Admitted to the Bar: Alabama (1977); U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee; U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

 Joined the DA’s office: 2009

Unit: Chief Deputy

Rebekah A. Callahan, Deputy District Attorney

Degrees: University of Alabama, Juris Doctorate (1983) University of Alabama, BS in Public Policy (1979)

Admitted to the Bar: Alabama (1983)

Joined the DA’s office:1985

Unit: Deputy District Attorney; Grand Jury

Robert J. Becher, Sr., Chief Trial Attorney

Degrees: University of Alabama, Juris Doctorate (1983) University of South Alabama, BA in Political Science (1980)

Admitted to the Bar: Alabama (1984)

Joined the DA’s office: 1989

Unit: Chief Trial Attorney

Josh Ballinger, Assistant District Attorney

Degrees: University of Alabama School of Law, Juris Doctorate (2010)  University of Alabama, BA in Business Management (2007)

Admitted to the Bar: Alabama (2010)

Joined the DA’s office: 2011

Unit: Juvenile Prosecutor

Shauna R. Barnett, Assistant District Attorney

Degrees: University of Alabama School of Law, Juris Doctorate (2005) University of Alabama-Huntsville, BA in Political Science (2001)

Admitted to the Bar: Alabama (2005)

Joined the DA’s office: 2005

Unit: District Court Prosecutor

T. Paul Barnett, Assistant District Attorney

Degrees: Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, Juris Doctorate (2000) Birmingham-Southern College, BS in Psychology (1996)

Admitted to the Bar: Alabama (2000); U.S. District Court for Northern District of Alabama; U.S. Appeals Court, 11th Circuit

Joined the DA’s office: 2001

Unit: Circuit Court Prosecutor

Allison Blackburn, Assistant District Attorney

Degrees: University of Alabama School of Law, Juris Doctorate (2001) Auburn University, BA in History (1997)

Admitted to the Bar: Alabama (2001)

Joined the DA’s office: 2002

Unit: District Court Prosecutor

Timothy R. Callins, Assistant District Attorney

Degrees: University of Alabama School of Law, Juris Doctorate (1991) Auburn University & Athens State University, BS in General Studies (1988)

Admitted to the Bar: Alabama (1991)

Joined the DA’s office: 1992

Unit: Child Support

Jeannie Bennett Cole, Assistant District Attorney

Degrees: Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, Juris Doctorate (1987) Birmingham-Southern College, BA in English (1984)

Admitted to the Bar: Alabama (1987); Tennessee (1988); U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama

Joined the DA’s office: 1990

Unit: Asset Forfeiture; Civil Litigation

Randy Dill, Assistant District Attorney

Degrees: University of Alabama School of Law, Juris Doctorate (1992) Birmingham-Southern College, BA in History (1989)

Admitted to the Bar: Alabama (1992), U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama; U.S .District Court, Southern District of Alabama, U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit

Joined the DA’s office: 1996

Unit: Circuit Court Prosecutor

Timothy R. Gann, Assistant District Attorney

Degrees: Birmingham School of Law, Juris Doctorate (2006) Faulkner University, BA in Business (2000)

Admitted to the Bar: Alabama (2006)

Joined DA’s office: 2006

Unit: Family Violence and Sexual Assault

Thomas Carpenter Glover, Assistant District Attorney

Degrees: Thomas Goode Jones School of Law, Juris Doctorate (2002) Auburn University, BS in Animal Sciences (1997)

Admitted to the Bar: Alabama (2002); U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama

Joined the DA’s office: 2006

Unit: Circuit Court Prosecutor

Melissa Shaw Heron, Assistant District Attorney

Degrees: Jones School of Law, Juris Doctorate (1987) Auburn University, BA in Political Science (1983)

Admitted to the Bar: Alabama (1989); U.S. District Court, Northern District of

Alabama Joined the DA’s office: 1994

Unit: Circuit Court Prosecutor

Jonathan Hubbert, Assistant District Attorney

Degrees: Birmingham School of Law, Juris Doctorate (1997) Birmingham-Southern College, BS in Business Administration (1989)

Admitted to the Bar: Alabama (1998), U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama

Joined the DA’s office: 2001

Unit: Felony Drug Prosecutor

Marilyn S. Kavanaugh, Assistant District Attorney

Degrees: University of Tennessee College of Law, Juris Doctorate (1968) University of Alabama School of Law, Masters of Law in Taxation (1992) University of Tennessee, Knoxville, BA in History (1966)

Admitted to the Bar: Alabama (1973); Tennessee (1969); U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama

Joined the DA’s office: 2001

Unit: Child Support

Melvin Lockett, Jr., Assistant District Attorney

Degrees: University of Alabama School of Law, Juris Doctorate (2008) Vanderbilt University, BS in History (2004)

Admitted to the Bar: Alabama (2008)

Joined DA’s office: 2008

Unit: District Court Prosecutor

Jeffrey T. McCluskey, Assistant District Attorney

Degrees: University of Mississippi, Juris Doctorate (1993) University of Alabama, BA in Criminal Justice (1990)

Admitted to the Bar: Alabama (1993)

Joined DA’s office: 1997

Unit: District Court Prosecutor

Lenaa C. Pearson, Assistant District Attorney

Degrees: Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, Juris Doctorate (2008)  University of Alabama-Huntsville, Bachelors Political Science, Bachelors Communications
Admitted to the Bar: Alabama (2008)

Joined the DA’s office: 2011

Unit: District Court Prosecutor

Donald N. Rizzardi, Assistant District Attorney

Degrees: University of Alabama School of Law, Juris Doctorate (1990) University of Alabama-Huntsville, BA History, double minor in Political Science & Accounting (1981)

Admitted to the Bar: Alabama (1990); U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama (1991)

Joined DA’s office: 1992

Unit: Felony Drug Prosecutor; Arson

William H. Starnes, Assistant District Attorney

Degrees: University of Alabama School of Law, Juris Doctorate (1990) University of Alabama - Huntsville, BA in Political Science (1987)

Admitted to the Bar: Alabama (1990); U.S. District Court - Northern District of Alabama

Joined the DA’s office: 1992

Unit: Circuit Court Prosecutor

Jason Scully-Clemmons, Assistant District Attorney

Degrees: New York University, Juris Doctorate (1998) American University, MPA (1994) Georgetown University, BA in Government & Spanish (1992)

Admitted to the Bar: Florida (1998); North Carolina (2004); Alabama (2008)

Joined the DA’s office: 2008

Unit: Family Violence and Sexual Assault

James E. Tolleson, Assistant District Attorney

Degrees: University of Mississippi School of Law, Juris Doctorate (1986) University of Alabama, BA in Economics (1983)

Admitted to the Bar: Alabama (1987); Mississippi (1986)

Joined the DA’s office: 1992

Unit: Felony Drug Prosecutor

Jay E. Town, Assistant District Attorney

Degrees: Seton Hall School of Law, Juris Doctorate (1998) University of Notre Dame, BA in Government & International Relations (1995)

Admitted to the Bar: Alabama (2005); New Jersey (2002); Indiana (1998); US Supreme Court (2012)

Joined the DA’s office: 2005

Unit: Circuit Court Prosecutor

Maggie Golden Wallace, Assistant District Attorney

Degrees: University of Alabama School of Law, Juris Doctorate (2002) University of Mississippi, BA in Math (1999)

Admitted to the Bar: Alabama (2002)

Joined the DA’s office: 2003

Unit: Circuit Court Prosecutor

 

 

Tim Morgan, Supernumerary District Attorney

Degrees: University of Alabama, Juris Doctorate (1972) Jacksonville State University, BS in Business (1969)

Admitted to the Bar: Alabama; Tennessee

Joined the DA’s office: 1975 Served as District Attorney: 1994 – 2009 Appointed Supernumerary: 2009