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Laree Price, Office Manager

Laree has worked for the office for twenty years. She has previously worked as a deputy clerk in the Navajo County Clerks office and also as a Judicial Assistant. Laree is the Legal Secretary for Michael Penrod.

Shirley Hunt, Receptionist

Shirley is the front receptionist who will most likely be answering your phone calls and greeting you at the front counter.  Generally, she is able to inform you of your next court date and provide you general information about the status of your case. Shirley has been with the Public Defender's Office for 10 years.

Beverly Paddock, Senior Legal Secretary

Beverly is the Legal Secretary to Gavin O'Connor and Robert Daly. Beverly has been with the Public Defender's office for 23 years.

Renee Pinnell, Legal Secretary

Renee is the Legal Secretary for Anna Atencio. Renee has been with the Public Defender's Office for 5 years.

Kimberly Queen, Office Support Specialist

Kimberly has been the Office Support Specialist for 4 years.

Dawn Wilson, Investigator

I am a single mother of a wonderful 14 year old boy named Cody.  Growing up in Colorado, my dream was to become a police officer.  In 1991, I achieved that dream and spent the next eight years as a Deputy Sheriff with the Johnson County Sheriff's Department in Olathe, Kansas.  After moving to Arizona I enrolled in Northland Pioneer College and spent the next few years obtaining my Associate of General Studies Degree.

In November of 2004, I was blessed with an awesome opportunity and hired on as the investigator for the State of Arizona Registrar of Contractor's.  but, March 2010, I saw an opportunity to expand my career in a different direction, and obtained a job as a Special Investigator for the Navajo County Public Defender's Office.  Since my employ, I have continued my education and enrolled in the University of Phoenix, and obtained my Bachelors of Science degree in Criminal Justice/Human Services.  Currently, I am working towards a Master of Science in Administration of Justice and Security/Law Enforcement.  

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