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The Criminal Division handles all of the criminal cases referred to this office. In addition, the Criminal Division handles other cases such as juvenile dependency matters, forfeitures and involuntary mental commitment hearings.

Currently 5 attorneys are assigned to the Criminal Division. Those attorneys are:

Jody Newby:   Jody began working in Coos County in September of 2015 and is the Chief Deputy District Attorney.  Prior to coming to Coos County, Jody worked as a prosecutor in Cowlitz County, Washington for almost six years.  She obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Willamette University in 2001, and her Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree from Seattle University School of Law in 2008. Jody handles felony cases, SCINT cases and is assigned to the Coos County Crash Team.

Jody can be reached at 541-396-7550 or jnewby@co.coos.or.us

Karen McClintock: Karen started her career in Coos County in 1995. She graduated from Pacific Lutheran University in 1992 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. She obtained her Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree from Willamette University College of Law in 1995. Karen handles juvenile cases, adult cases with juvenile co-defendants, child support and elder abuse cases.
  
Karen can be reached at 541-396-7550 or
kmcclintock@co.coos.or.us

Jenna Wallace:

Jenna started her career as a prosecutor in Coos County in September of 2015.  Jenna earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Northwest Christian University in 2012 and Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Oregon School of Law in September of 2015. Jenna is currently assigned to work with Coos County Parole and Probation.

Jenna can be reached at 541-396-7550 or jwallace@co.coos.or.us

John Blanc:

John started his career with Coos County in November of 2015. John earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Western Washington University in 2002 and his Master of Arts Degree from Pacific University in 2005.  He received his Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree from University of Oregon School of Law in 2015.  John is currently assigned to handle Felony cases.  

John can be reached at 541-396-7550 or jblanc@co.coos.or.us
 

 Drew Anderson: Drew started his career with Coos County in February of 2018.  Drew earned his Bachelor of Arts from The University of Idaho in 2013. He received his Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree from Willamette University College of Law in 2017.  Drew is currently assigned to handle misdemeanor cases and is assigned to work with mental health court.

Drew can be reached at 541-396-7550 or
danderson@co.coos.or.us
       
             
 

There are six support staff assigned to criminal division matters. The support staff cases are assigned based upon the alphabet using the defendant’s last name. If you need to speak with support staff, please call (541)396-7550 and ask for the appropriate person:

Karen Intake
Terry Alphabet A - I
Melissa Alphabet J - N
Lisa Grand Jury
Julie Alphabet O - W, Medical Examiner
Heidi Alphabet X - Z and Office Manager

Contact Us

Coos County District Attorney's Office
250 N. Baxter
Coquille, Oregon 97423

Phone: 541-396-7550
    Fax: 541-396-1015

Office Hours:
8:00am to Noon
1:00pm to 5:00pm

Email: coosda@co.coos.or.us