Victim / Witness Assistance Unit 

509-574-1210

Link: Prosecuting Attorney Page

The Victim / Witness Unit:
  • Provides assistance to victims and witnesses in felony criminal cases
  • Provides basic crisis intervention to victims and witnesses
  • Provides referral information to victims and witnesses about resources and/or other agencies available to them
  • Provides information to victims/witnesses about hearing dates, trial dates, sentencing hearings and resolution of cases
  • Coordinates time for victims and witnesses to testify in pretrial and trial hearings
  • Assists with transportation/travel of witnesses to and from Court
  • Provides basic assistance to prosecutors in case preparation
  • Determines restitution in criminal cases
  • Assists law enforcement and child protective services in investigations of crimes against children
  • Provides training to law enforcement and child protective services in the area of crimes against children
  • Provides assistance to child victims/child witnesses throughout criminal investigations and criminal trials
The Victim/Witness Unit is located in Room 233 in the Courthouse.

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Allan, Lisette Paralegal/Investigator
Barajas, Cecilia Paralegal/Investigator
Barajas, Norma Paralegal/Investigator
Buchanan, Aaron Senior Manager/Senior Investigator
Figueroa, Annette Senior Program Representative
Gallardo, Amy Paralegal/Investigator
Gamache, Chelsea Senior Program Representative
Jensen, Darla Paralegal/Investigator
Lamb, Melissa Senior Program Representative
Reser, Kari Senior Program Representative
Wilson, Shannon Paralegal