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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 7 attorneys are assigned to the Criminal Division. Those attorneys are:

Ryan Rodighiero: Ryan started working in Coos County in 2014. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Oregon State University in 2008 and earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree from Willamette University College of Law in 2011. Ryan currently handles felony cases and is assigned to work with mental health court.

Ryan can be reached at 541-396-7550 or rrodighiero@co.coos.or.us.

Karen McClintock: Karen began working in Coos County in 1995 as a Deputy District Attorney. 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 all juvenile related cases; including criminal dependency and child support matters.
  
Karen can be reached at 541-396-7550 or kmcclintock@co.coos.or.us.

Jody Newby: Jody began working in Coos County in September of 2015.  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 and is assigned to the Coos County Crash Team.

Jody can be reached at 541-396-7550 or jnewby@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 handle misdemeanors and low level felonies.

Jenna can be reached at 541-396-7550 or jroyce@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 misdemeanor crimes and low level felonies.  

John can be reached at 541-396-7550 or jblanc@co.coos.or.us
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 Scott Culpepper: Scott started his career with Coos County in October of 2017.  Scott earned his Bachelor of Arts from The University of Idaho in 2014. He received his Doctorate of Jurisprudence Degree from the Northwestern School of Law at Lewis & Clark College in 2017.  Scott is currently assigned to handle misdemeanor crimes.

Scott can be reached at 541-396-7550 or sculpepper@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 Doctorate of Jurisprudence Degree from Willamette University College of Law in 2017.  Drew is currently assigned to handle misdemeanor crimes.

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:

Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday:
8am-10am & 1pm-4pm

Wednesday & Friday:
8am-10am & 1pm-3pm
We Apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Email: coosda@co.coos.or.us