The Office

Lee County District Attorney's Office

Lee County District Attorney

Jessica Ventiere

Ms. Jessica Ventiere is a native of Enterprise, Alabama. She graduated from Troy State University before earning her law degree from Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Alabama in 2003. She has been a prosecutor for more than 15 years in the State of Alabama. Prior to her appointment, Ms. Ventiere served as Chief Assistant District Attorney for Lee County, and the Second Judicial Circuit, which serves Butler, Crenshaw, and Lowndes Counties.

The District Attorney’s office represents the people of the State of Alabama in prosecuting all felony criminal cases and certain misdemeanor offenses which occur within the county. The office is located in the TK Davis Justice Center in Opelika.

Attorneys

Clay Thomas

Chief Assistant District Attorney

Cathey Berardi

Senior Trial Assistant District Attorney

Garrett Saucer

Senior Trial Assistant District Attorney

Madison Grantham

Assistant District Attorney

Kacey Cooper

Assistant District Attorney

Hayden Hillyer

Assistant District Attorney

Luke Farmer

Assistant District Attorney

Marsá Aston

Assistant District Attorney

Investigations

David Lane

Chief Investigator

Administrative Professionals

Melissa Cupit

Litigation Assistant

Alex Wood

Litigation Assistant

Evette Daniels

Litigation Assistant

Kayla Hicks

Pretrial Diversion Coordinator

Ebony Askew

Restitution Recovery & Worthless Checks

Sarah Herren

Office Manager

Kristen Mayes

Operations Assistant

Helping Families Initiative

LeKeisha Presley

Director Helping Families Initiative

Amanda Amat

Assistant Director Helping Families Initiative

Child Support

Margaret Mayfield

Assistant District Attorney — Child Support

Shannon Franklin

Child Support Enforcement Coordinator

Briana Martinez

Child Support Enforcement Worker

Lindsay Tamarkin

Child Support Enforcement Worker

Dana Crowe

Child Support Enforcement Worker

Shirley Frost

Child Support Enforcement Worker