Achievements

Missouri State Public Defender
2020 Award Recipients

 

Defender of Distinction

Sarah Johnson
Director of Juvenile Defense and Policy
Children’s Defense Team

 

 

 

 

Excellence Award

Kelly Jackson
Investigator
Appellate/PCR East A – St. Louis

 

 

 

Office of the Year

Area 37
West Plains Trial Office

Bethany Turner, District Defender; Sarah Bernard, Assistant Public Defender; Ezra Cahn, Assistant Public Defender; Thomas Flack, Assistant Public Defender; David Spears, Administrative Assistant; Valerie Bailey, Investigator; and Carol Young, Legal Assistant.

 

Director’s Award

Michael Barrett
Past Director

 

 

 

Defender of the 6th Amendment

Stinson LLP
Kansas City

 

Outstanding Contract Defender Award

Wally Trosen
Attorney at Law
Kirksville