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Public Defender Staff

Metropolitan Chief Public Defender

Martesha L. Johnson

Email: MarteshaJohnson@jis.nashville.org


Deputy Chief Public Defender

Emily Herbert

Email: EmilyHerbert@jis.nashville.org


Assistant Deputy Chief Public Defender

Georgia Sims

Email: GeorgiaSims@jis.nashville.org


Adult Division Attorneys

Allensworth, William
Phone: (615)-862-5137
Email: WilliamAllensworth@jis.nashville.org


Ayoade Yoon, Daniel
Phone: (615) 862-6188
Email: DanielAyoadeYoon@jis.nashville.org


Berry, Annie
Phone: (615) 862-5562
Email: AnnieBerry@jis.nashville.org


Bigsby, Julie
Phone: (615)-862-7286
Email: JulieBigsby@jis.nashville.org


Brown, Ashley
Phone: (615) 862-5293
Email: AshleyLBrown@jis.nashville.org


Chaffin, Jason
Phone: (615) 880-3699
Email: JasonChaffin@jis.nashville.org


Coker, Kevin
Phone: (615) 880-3773
Email: KevinDCoker@jis.nashville.org


Dawson, Maggie
Phone: (615)-862-5098
Email: MaggieDawson@jis.nashville.org


DeVasher, Jeff
Phone: (615)-862-7285
Email: JeffDevasher@jis.nashville.org


Dorwart, Katelyn
Phone: (615)-862-4942
Email: KatelynDorwart@jis.nashville.org


Dragonetti, Jessica
Phone: (615)-862-6193
Email: JessicaDragonetti@jis.nashville.org


Dusenberry, Jennifer L.
Phone: (615)-880-3698
Email: JenniferDusenberry@jis.nashville.org


Elliott, Casey
Phone: (615)-862-7282
Email: CaseyMElliott@jis.nashville.org


Ezzat, Suzy
Phone: (615)-862-6196
Email: SuzanneEzzat@jis.nashville.org


Getz, Laura
Phone: (615)-862-7284
Email: LauraGetz@jis.nashville.org


Gibson, Tanner
Phone: (615) 862-5566
Email: TannerGibson@jis.nashville.org


Griffith, Brian
Phone: (615) 862-4941
BrianGriffith@jis.nashville.org


Griffith, Kevin
Phone: (615)-880-3702
Email: KevinGriffith@jis.nashville.org


Hakes, Patrick
Phone: (615)-862-7293
Email: PatrickHakes@jis.nashville.org


Haynes, Keeda
Phone: (615)-880-3708
Email: KeedaHaynes@jis.nashville.org


Herbert, Emily
Phone: (615) 862-5253
Email: EmilyHerbert@jis.nashville.org


Hess, Randi
Phone: (615)-880-3772
Email: RandiHess@jis.nashville.org


Hindman, Chad
Phone: (615)-862-5739
Email: ChadHindman@jis.nashville.org


Jordan, Megan
Phone: (615) 862-5252
Email: MeganJordan@jis.nashville.org


Kelly, Katie
Phone: (615)-862-5099
Email: KatieAKelly@jis.nashville.org


Kieley, David
Phone: (615)-862-7291
Email: DaveKieley@jis.nashville.org


Knox, Mario
Phone: (615)-862-7288
Email: MarceriousKnox@jis.nashville.org


Lawson, Joan
Phone: (615)-862-5746
Email: JoanLawson@jis.nashville.org


McCarley, Jordyn
Phone: (615) 862-5734
Email: JordanKMcCarley@jis.nashville.org


Morris, Kyle
Phone: (615) 862-7296
Email: KyleMMorris@jis.nashville.org


Morrison, Stephanie
Phone: (615) 862-7275
Email: StephanieMorrison@jis.nashville.gov


Neff, Kristin
Phone: (615)-862-7277
Email: KristinNeff@jis.nashville.org


Pate, Mary Ruth
Phone: (615)-862-5744
Email: MaryRuthPate@jis.nashville.org


Poon, Brittania
Phone: (615) 862-7295
Email: BrittaniaPoon@jis.nashville.org


Preptit, Jeff
Phone: (615) 862-5254
Email: JeffLPreptit@jis.nashville.org


Rothbaum, Aaron
Phone: (615) 862-5296
Email: AaronRothbaum@jis.nashville.org


Ruiz, Sharon
Phone: (615)-862-7294
Email: SharonRuiz@jis.nashville.org


Schafer, Matthew
Phone: (615)-862-5154
Email: MatthewJSchafer@jis.nashville.org


Sims, Georgia
Phone: (615)-862-7278
Email: GeorgiaSims@jis.nashville.org


Story, Crandall
Phone: (615) 862-4919
Email: CrandallStory@jis.nashville.org


Street-Razbadouski, Chris
Phone: (615)-880-3770
Email: ChrisStreet@jis.nashville.org


Strout, Michaela
Phone: (615) 862-7280
Email: MichaelaRMStrout@jis.nashville.org


Tennent, Emma
Phone:(615)-862-7281
Email: EmmaTennent@jis.nashville.org


Wiethe, John
Phone: (615)-862-7287
Email: JohnWiethe@jis.nashville.org


Wing, Jon
Phone: (615)-880-3701
Email: JonWing@jis.nashville.org


Yanez, Azarius
Phone: (615) 862-7279
Email: AzariusYanez@jis.nashville.org


Education Rights Project Attorneys

Cruz, Beth
Phone: (615)-880-3710
Email: BethCruz@jis.nashville.org


Mason, Carrie
Phone: (615)-880-3709
Email: CarrieMason@jis.nashville.org


Juvenile Division Attorneys

McNamara, Diane
Phone: (615)-880-3704
Email: DianeMcNamara@jis.nashville.org


Robinson, Rob
Phone: (615)-880-3706
Email: RobRobinson@jis.nashville.org


Sumner, LeAnne
Phone: (615)-880-3705
Email: LeAnneSumner@jis.nashville.org


Investigators

Acevedo, Luis
Phone: (615)-862-4821
Email: LuisAcevedo@jis.nashville.org


Collins, Joshua
Phone: (615)-862-7290
Email: JoshuaLCollins@jis.nashville.org


Escobar-Cardenas, Cindy
Phone: (615)-862-5097
Email: CindyEscobarCardenas@jis.nashville.org


Greer, Jennifer
Phone: (615)-862-5652
Email: JenniferRGreer@jis.nashville.org


Marshall, Michael
Phone: (615)-862-5175
Email: MichaelEMarshall@jis.nashville.org


Metilor, Ashlee
Phone: (615)-862-5145
Email: AshleeMetilor@jis.nashville.org


Legal Assistants & Paralegals

Appeals & Criminal Court

Ramey, Sandy- Appeals Division & Assistant to Deputy Public Defenders Emily Herbert & Georgia Sims
Phone: (615) 862-4921
Email: SandyRamey@jis.nashville.org


Miller, Katey- Criminal Court Division I
Phone: (615)-862-5138
Email: KateyNMiller@jis.nashville.org


Bruce, Cheryl- Criminal Court Division II
Phone: (615)-862-5249
Email: CherylBruce@jis.nashville.org


Thompson, Keitha- Criminal Court Division III
Phone: (615)-862-5153
Email: KeithaThompson@jis.nashville.org


Stratton, Candice- Criminal Court Division IV
Phone: (615)-862-5179
Email: CandiceStratton@jis.nashville.org


Simpson, Sara- Criminal Court Division V
Phone: (615)-862-4907
Email: SaraSimpson@jis.nashville.org


Hayes, Debra- Criminal Court Division VI
Phone: (615)-862-5152
Email: DebraHayes@jis.nashville.org


Legal Assistants & Paralegals

General Sessions & Intake

Robertson, Fatima- General Sessions Administrator & Assistant to Public Defender Martesha L. Johnson
Phone: (615) 862-5136
Email: FatimaRobertson@jis.nashville.org


Borrero, Korina
Phone: (615) 862-4382
Email: KorinaBorrero@jis.nashville.org


Hernandez, Jocelyn
Phone: (615) 862-4730
Email: JocelynAHernandez@jis.nashville.org


Leath, Mary
Phone: (615) 862-4380
Email: MaryLeath@jis.nashville.org


Legal Assistants & Paralegals

Juvenile Division

Barnett, Keturah
Phone: (615) 862-5740
Email: KeturahSBarnett@jis.nashville.org


Administrative Division Staff

Arnold, Glen- Business Analyst
Phone: (615)-862-5139
Email: GlenArnold@jis.nashville.org


Crutchfield, Annette- Administrative Services Manager
Phone: (615) 880-3711
Email: AnnetteCrutchfield@jis.nashville.org


Hoggatt, Becky- Docket Manager
Phone: (615) 862-4905
Email: BeckyHoggatt@jis.nashville.org


McMichael, Maynette- Community Services Paralegal & Forensic Evaluations Coordinator
Phone (615) 862-4906
Email: MaynetteMcMichael@jis.nashville.org


Shemwell, Pamela- Office Manager
Phone: (615) 862-4888
Email: PamShemwell@jis.nashville.org


Public Defender Social Services – Adult Division

Shelton, Pat – Program Manager
Phone: (615)-862-4988
Email: PatShelton@jis.nashville.org


Bradley, Darold
Phone: (615)-862-5157
Email: DaroldBradley@jis.nashville.org


Hanchar, Mari
Phone: (615)-862-5690
Email: MariKHanchar@jis.nashville.org


Ray, Ashley
Phone: (615)-862-5767
Email: AshleyDRay@jis.nashville.org


Shelton, Linda
Phone: (615)-862-4918
Email: LindaShelton@jis.nashville.org


Public Defender Social Services – Juvenile Division & Education Rights Project

Belleza-Binns, Luz
Phone: (615) 862-5742
Email: LusBellezaBinns@jis.nashville.org


Burris, Lydia
Phone: (615)-862-6996
Email: LydiaBurris@jis.nashville.org


Hayes, Patricia
Phone: (615)-880-3707
Email: TrishHayes@jis.nashville.org