Our Staff

Receptionists, case managers, legal assistants, IT staff, investigators, paralegals, office administrators, CJA administrators, research & writing specialists, and attorneys all contribute to providing the highest quality representation to our clients. You will find no more dedicated, compassionate and talented group of people than at the Federal Public Defender’s Office for the Western District of Washington. Together, with courage, commitment and strength, we stand up on behalf of our clients, the community and the Constitution. 

Below is a list of our current staff members.

Name Title Office
Christine Bowie Administrative Assistant Seattle Christine Bowie
Administrative Assistant

 (206) 830-2920
 
Sara Brin Assistant Federal Defender Seattle Sara Brin
Assistant Federal Defender

 (206) 830-2921
 
Stacey Brownstein Investigator Tacoma Stacey Brownstein
Investigator

 (253) 620-5501
 
Jesse Cantor Assistant Federal Defender Seattle Jesse Cantor
Assistant Federal Defender

 (206) 830-2922
 
John Carpenter Assistant Federal Defender Tacoma John Carpenter
Assistant Federal Defender

 (253) 620-5502
 
Dennis Carroll Assistant Federal Defender Seattle Dennis Carroll
Assistant Federal Defender

 (206) 830-2923
 
Ashwin Cattamanchi Assistant Federal Defender Seattle Ashwin Cattamanchi
Assistant Federal Defender

 (206) 830-2924
 
Carolynn Cohn Paralegal Tacoma Carolynn Cohn
Paralegal

 (253) 620-5503
 
Alma Coria Paralegal Seattle Alma Coria
Paralegal

 (206) 830-2925
 
Rolando Costillo Case Manager Seattle Rolando Costillo
Case Manager

 (206) 830-2981
 
Jessica Cvitanovic Case Manager Tacoma Jessica Cvitanovic
Case Manager

 (253) 620-5504
 
Jennifer Davis Investigator Seattle Jennifer Davis
Investigator

 (206) 830-2926
 
Alyssa Enders Case Manager Seattle Alyssa Enders
Case Manager

 (206) 830-2927
 
Corey Endo Assistant Federal Defender Seattle Corey Endo
Assistant Federal Defender

 (206) 830-2928
 
Colin Fieman Assistant Federal Defender Tacoma Colin Fieman
Assistant Federal Defender

 (253) 593-6710
 
Michael Filipovic Federal Defender Seattle Michael Filipovic
Federal Defender

 (206) 830-2929
 
Charles Formosa Investigator Seattle Charles Formosa
Investigator

 (206) 830-2931
 
Ana Liza Garcia Case Manager Seattle Ana Liza Garcia
Case Manager

 (206) 830-2932
 
Greg Geist Assistant Federal Defender Seattle Greg Geist
Assistant Federal Defender

 (206) 830-2933
 
Kyana Givens Assistant Federal Defender Seattle Kyana Givens
Assistant Federal Defender

 (206) 830-2934
 
Mohammad Hamoudi Assistant Federal Defender Seattle Mohammad Hamoudi
Assistant Federal Defender

 (206) 830-2935
 
Natalie Harmon CJA Panel Administrator Seattle Natalie Harmon
CJA Panel Administrator

 (206) 830-2936
 
Barbara Hughes Paralegal Seattle Barbara Hughes
Paralegal

 (206) 830-2937
 
Andrew Kennedy Assistant Federal Defender Seattle Andrew Kennedy
Assistant Federal Defender

 (206) 830-2938
 
Emily Kirschbaum Social Worker Seattle Emily Kirschbaum
Social Worker

 (206) 830-2939
 
Jerome Kuh Assistant Federal Defender Tacoma Jerome Kuh
Assistant Federal Defender

 (253) 620-5506
 
Vicki Lai Assistant Federal Defender Seattle Vicki Lai
Assistant Federal Defender

 (206) 830-2940
 
Michael Larson Paralegal Seattle Michael Larson
Paralegal

 (206) 830-2941
 
Debra Malcolm Investigator Seattle Debra Malcolm
Investigator

 (206) 830-2942
 
Donna Maxwell Paralegal Seattle Donna Maxwell
Paralegal

 (206) 830-2943