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Public Defender Staff

Metropolitan Chief Public Defender

Martesha L. Johnson

Phone: (615) 862-5651
Email: MarteshaJohnson@jisnashville.gov


Deputy Chief Public Defender

Emily Herbert

Phone: (615) 862-5253
Email: EmilyHerbert@jisnashville.gov


Assistant Deputy Chief Public Defender

Georgia Sims

Phone: (615) 862-7278
Email: GeorgiaSims@jisnashville.gov


Adult Division Attorneys

Allensworth, William
Phone: (615)-862-5137
Email: WilliamAllensworth@jisnashville.gov


Ayoade Yoon, Daniel
Phone: (615) 862-6188
Email: DanielAyoadeYoon@jisnashville.gov


Barrera, Jennifer
Phone: (615) 862-4380
Email: JenniferBarrera@jisnashville.gov


Berry, Annie
Phone: (615) 862-5562
Email: AnnieBerry@jisnashville.gov


Bigsby, Julie
Phone: (615)-862-7286
Email: JulieBigsby@jisnashville.gov


Brown, Ashley
Phone: (615) 862-5293
Email: AshleyLBrown@jisnashville.gov


Capp, Allison
Phone: (615) 862-5144
Email: AllisonLCapp@jisnashville.gov


Chaffin, Jason
Phone: (615) 880-3699
Email: JasonChaffin@jisnashville.gov


Coker, Kevin
Phone: (615) 880-3773
Email: KevinDCoker@jisnashville.gov


Dawson, Maggie
Phone: (615)-862-5098
Email: MaggieDawson@jisnashville.gov


DeVasher, Jeff
Phone: (615)-862-7285
Email: JeffDevasher@jisnashville.gov


Dorwart, Katelyn
Phone: (615)-862-4942
Email: KatelynDorwart@jisnashville.gov


Dragonetti, Jessica
Phone: (615)-862-6193
Email: JessicaDragonetti@jisnashville.gov


Dusenberry, Jennifer L.
Phone: (615)-880-3698
Email: JenniferDusenberry@jisnashville.gov


Elliott, Casey
Phone: (615)-862-7282
Email: CaseyMElliott@jisnashville.gov


Ezzat, Suzy
Phone: (615)-862-6196
Email: SuzanneEzzat@jisnashville.gov


Floyd, Marcus
Phone: (615)-862-7276
Email: MarcusEFloyd@jisnashville.gov


Getz, Laura
Phone: (615)-862-7284
Email: LauraGetz@jisnashville.gov


Graham, Lindsay
Phone: (615) 880-3137
Email: LindsayNGraham@jisnashville.gov


Griffith, Brian
Phone: (615) 862-4941
BrianGriffith@jisnashville.gov


Griffith, Kevin
Phone: (615)-880-3702
Email: KevinGriffith@jisnashville.gov


Hakes, Patrick
Phone: (615)-862-7293
Email: PatrickHakes@jisnashville.gov


Herbert, Emily
Phone: (615) 862-5253
Email: EmilyHerbert@jisnashville.gov


Hess, Randi
Phone: (615)-880-3772
Email: RandiHess@jisnashville.gov


Hindman, Chad
Phone: (615)-862-5739
Email: ChadHindman@jisnashville.gov


Jordan, Megan
Phone: (615) 862-5252
Email: MeganJordan@jisnashville.gov


Kelly, Katie
Phone: (615)-862-5099
Email: KatieAKelly@jisnashville.gov


Kieley, David
Phone: (615)-862-7291
Email: DaveKieley@jisnashville.gov


Knox, Mario
Phone: (615)-862-7288
Email: MarceriousKnox@jisnashville.gov


Lawson, Joan
Phone: (615)-862-5746
Email: JoanLawson@jisnashville.gov


McCarley, Jordyn
Phone: (615) 862-5734
Email: JordanKMcCarley@jisnashville.gov


Morris, Kyle
Phone: (615) 862-7296
Email: KyleMMorris@jisnashville.gov


Mosley, Raven
(615) 862-5743
Email: RavenRMosley@jisnashville.gov


Neff, Kristin
Phone: (615)-862-7277
Email: KristinNeff@jisnashville.gov


Pate, Mary Ruth
Phone: (615)-862-5744
Email: MaryRuthPate@jisnashville.gov


Poon, Brittania
Phone: (615) 862-7295
Email: BrittaniaPoon@jisnashville.gov


Preptit, Jeff
Phone: (615) 862-5254
Email: JeffLPreptit@jisnashville.gov


Rothbaum, Aaron
Phone: (615) 862-5296
Email: AaronRothbaum@jisnashville.gov


Ruiz, Sharon
Phone: (615)-862-7294
Email: SharonRuiz@jisnashville.gov


Schafer, Matthew
Phone: (615)-862-5154
Email: MatthewJSchafer@jisnashville.gov


Sims, Georgia
Phone: (615)-862-7278
Email: GeorgiaSims@jisnashville.gov


Story, Crandall
Phone: (615) 862-4919
Email: CrandallStory@jisnashville.gov


Street-Razbadouski, Chris
Phone: (615)-880-3770
Email: ChrisStreet@jisnashville.gov


Strout, Michaela
Phone: (615) 862-7280
Email: MichaelaRMStrout@jisnashville.gov


Tennent, Emma
Phone:(615)-862-7281
Email: EmmaTennent@jisnashville.gov


Wiethe, John
Phone: (615)-862-7287
Email: JohnWiethe@jisnashville.gov


Wing, Jon
Phone: (615)-880-3701
Email: JonWing@jisnashville.gov


Education Rights Project Attorneys

Cruz, Beth
Phone: (615)-880-3710
Email: BethCruz@jisnashville.gov


Juvenile Division Attorneys

McNamara, Diane
Phone: (615)-880-3704
Email: DianeMcNamara@jisnashville.gov


Robinson, Rob
Phone: (615)-880-3706
Email: RobRobinson@jisnashville.gov


Sumner, LeAnne
Phone: (615)-880-3705
Email: LeAnneSumner@jisnashville.gov


Investigators

Metilor, Ashlee- Chief Investigator
Phone: (615)-862-5145
Email: AshleeMetilor@jisnashville.gov


Acevedo, Luis
Phone: (615)-862-4821
Email: LuisAcevedo@jisnashville.gov


Borrero, Korina
Phone: (615) 862-4382
Email: KorinaBorrero@jisnashville.gov


Collins, Joshua
Phone: (615)-862-7290
Email: JoshuaLCollins@jisnashville.gov


Derrick, Lena
Phone: (615) 862-4823
Email: LenaTDerrick@jisnashville.gov


Escobar-Cardenas, Cindy
Phone: (615)-862-5097
Email: CindyEscobarCardenas@jisnashville.gov


Griner, Rick
Phone: (615) 880-3703
Email: RichardEGriner@jisnashville.gov


Marshall, Michael
Phone: (615)-862-5175
Email: MichaelEMarshall@jisnashville.gov


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@jisnashville.gov


Miller, Katey- Criminal Court Division I
Phone: (615)-862-5138
Email: KateyNMiller@jisnashville.gov


Bruce, Cheryl- Criminal Court Division II
Phone: (615)-862-5249
Email: CherylBruce@jisnashville.gov


Thompson, Keitha- Criminal Court Division III
Phone: (615)-862-5153
Email: KeithaThompson@jisnashville.gov


Stratton, Candice- Criminal Court Division IV
Phone: (615)-862-5179
Email: CandiceStratton@jisnashville.gov


Simpson, Sara- Criminal Court Division V
Phone: (615)-862-4907
Email: SaraSimpson@jisnashville.gov


Hayes, Debra- Criminal Court Division VI
Phone: (615)-862-5152
Email: DebraHayes@jisnashville.gov


Legal Assistants & Paralegals

General Sessions & Intake

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


Hicks, Anthony
Phone: (615) 862-5730 x 79603
Email: MaryLeath@jisnashville.gov


Leath, Mary
Phone: (615) 862-4380
Email: AnthonyMHicks@jisnashville.gov


Mosley, Sa’Mia
Phone: (615) 867-9603
Email: SamiaRMosley@jisnashville.gov


Yanez-Martinez, Alejandra
Phone: (615) 862-4381
Email: AlejandraYMartinez@jisnashville.gov


Legal Assistants & Paralegals

Juvenile Division


Administrative Division Staff

Arnold, Glen- Business Analyst
Phone: (615)-862-5139
Email: GlenArnold@jisnashville.gov


Crutchfield, Annette- Administrative Services Manager
Phone: (615) 880-3711
Email: AnnetteCrutchfield@jisnashville.gov


Hoggatt, Becky- Docket Manager
Phone: (615) 862-4905
Email: BeckyHoggatt@jisnashville.gov


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


Shemwell, Pamela- Office Manager
Phone: (615) 862-4888
Email: PamShemwell@jisnashville.gov


Public Defender Social Services – Adult Division

Shelton, Pat – Program Manager
Phone: (615)-862-4988
Email: PatShelton@jisnashville.gov


Bradley, Darold
Phone: (615)-862-5157
Email: DaroldBradley@jisnashville.gov


Hanchar, Mari
Phone: (615)-862-5690
Email: MariKHanchar@jisnashville.gov


Ray, Ashley
Phone: (615)-862-5767
Email: AshleyDRay@jisnashville.gov


Shelton, Linda
Phone: (615)-862-4918
Email: LindaShelton@jisnashville.gov


Public Defender Social Services – Juvenile Division & Education Rights Project

Belleza-Binns, Luz
Phone: (615) 862-5742
Email: LusBellezaBinns@jisnashville.gov


Burris, Lydia
Phone: (615)-862-6996
Email: LydiaBurris@jisnashville.gov


Hayes, Patricia
Phone: (615)-880-3707
Email: TrishHayes@jisnashville.gov