State’s legal professional fills out authorized group | Republic-Instances

Pictured are the personnel of the Monroe County State’s Attorney’s office. Pictured, from remaining, are assistant state’s attorney Tim Stubblefield, assistant state’s legal professional Mary Neff, state’s attorney Lucas Liefer, assistant state’s attorney Jennifer Becker-Roscow, lawful assistant Christi Keller and authorized assistant Morgan Shields.

Monroe County State’s Attorney Lucas Liefer lately finished filling out the authorized workforce for his office right after he was elected in November. 

That incorporated selecting 1 assistant state’s lawyer to swap himself and adding an additional a single, bringing the county’s complete to a few assistant state’s lawyers. 

“I am extremely delighted with the crew that I have assembled,” Liefer said. “I glance ahead to serving with them for the people of Monroe County.”

Tim Stubblefield is one of the new state’s attorneys. Accredited in 1983, he has recognised Liefer given that the latter man attained his lawful license in 2011. 

“Tim and I experienced situations together in non-public observe and worked well together,” Liefer mentioned. “I arrived at out to Tim just after I was elected simply because I rely on and respect Tim and was hunting to deliver anyone to the business with his depth of experience.” 

Stubblefield, for his section, has some working experience with Monroe County mainly because he served as a exclusive prosecutor to support with the transition when previous Judge Dennis Doyle took above that role and vacated the state’s legal professional position. 

Stubblefield also mentioned the truth his daughter operates in a district attorney’s workplace reminded him of how considerably he loved staying a prosecutor. 

That blend built this career opening pleasing. 

“When Lucas named just after the election, I considered I could in all probability add some price and do some general public provider at the exact time,” Stubblefield explained. 

Exclusively, Stubblefield, who is managing felony cases, mentioned he hopes to use the wisdom he has acquired by way of his around 30 many years of experience to aid the office. 

For illustration, as regulation enforcement carries on to alter and a lot of in the career feel the task is getting to be more challenging, Stubblefield mentioned he aims to give a various viewpoint. 

“My objective is to insert a tiny viewpoint and act as a sounding board to guidance the people who are making an attempt to maintain the legal process performing,” he stated. “If I can make their work opportunities a minor much easier, resolve a several challenges and perhaps retain a number of difficulties from going on, I’d be happy with that.” 

Stubblefield mentioned he is already on the way to carrying out that objective. 

“Whenever there is modify it normally takes a minor time to get a rhythm likely, but the staff is fantastic,” he assessed. “They have a good mind-set and that tends to make the function less difficult. I consider we have founded a quite excellent working connection with the legislation enforcement officers. I’ve actually been fairly impressed with some of the investigations I’ve viewed.  There are some actually excellent law enforcement officers in Monroe County and we are blessed to have them.”

Mary Neff is the other new lawyer in Liefer’s office environment. 

She handed the Bar Exam in 2012 in Missouri and in 2018 in Illinois. 

Born and raised in Monroe County, Neff explained she and Liefer talked about her becoming a member of the state’s attorney’s workplace early in his campaign. 

“Mary is a satisfaction to operate with and is performing a terrific position,” Liefer reported. 

As an assistant state’s legal professional, Neff is operating component-time, and she mentioned she favored that factor of the task. 

“It authorized me to get concerned in Monroe County as properly as proceed my personal exercise,” she said.  

Neff is concentrated on situations involving juveniles, which she mentioned she hopes to take care of “in an effective, supportive and affordable fashion,” and domestic battery. 

“It has been incredibly active and attention-grabbing so considerably,” Neff said. “My history targeted primarily on household law, so coming on to cope with the juvenile/domestic battery docket was an uncomplicated changeover.” 

Stubblefield and Neff be a part of Jennifer Becker-Roscow as assistant state’s lawyers. Becker-Roscow, who commenced working for the workplace in excess of two yrs in the past, offers with DUI, misdemeanor, targeted visitors, county ordinance and conservation situations. 

“Jennifer is essential to the crew,” Liefer claimed. “Jennifer’s working experience in the locations of site visitors and DUI cases is unmatched.” 

The two other new associates of the legal crew are legal assistants Morgan Shields and Christi Keller. 

Shield labored with Liefer in non-public practice, although Keller has worked for non-public regulation places of work and the circuit clerk’s place of work. 

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