About the Staff

Deputy Prosecuting Attorneys

  • Gary James Schutte II, Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
    2000 B.A. Business/Marketing, Indiana University
    2003 Juris Doctor, Indiana University School of Law at Bloomington
    Admitted to practice: 2003, Vanderburgh County Deputy since 2003
  • Michael J. Perry, Chief Trial Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
    1985 B.S., B.A. Accounting, Ashland College
    1988 Juris Doctor, Ohio Northern University
    Admitted to practice: 1989, Vanderburgh County Deputy since 2011
  • Justin Brandt, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
    2006 B.S. Sport Management, Marian College
    2010 Juris Doctor, Nova Southeastern University School of Law
    Admitted to practice: 2012, Vanderburgh County Deputy since 2013
  • Douglas R. Brown, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
    1984 B.S. Political Science, Central Michigan University
    1987 Juris Doctor, Southern Illinois University
    Admitted to practice: 1987, Vanderburgh County Deputy since 1987
  • Levi J. Burkett, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
    2003 B.A. English, Murray State University
    2005 M.A. Literature, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
    2008 Juris Doctor, Southern Illinois University School of Law
    Admitted to practice: Indiana-2008, Illinois-2009, Vanderburgh County Deputy since 2010
  • Robert P. Carithers, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
    1972 B.A. Journalism and Sociology, University of Evansville
    1976 Juris Doctor, Indiana University School of Law at Indianapolis
    Admitted to practice: 1976, Vanderburgh County Deputy since 1977
  • Camala G. Cooley, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
    1994 B.S. Business Administration, University of Southern Indiana
    2002 Juris Doctor, Widener University School of Law
    Admitted to practice: 2003, Vanderburgh County Deputy since 2007
  • James Doyle, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
    2001 B.S. Political Science & Sociology, University of Southern Indiana
    2004 Juris Doctor, Indiana University School of Law
    Admitted to practice: 2006, Vanderburgh County Deputy since 2006
  •  Anna Finnerty, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
    1993 B.S. Chemistry, Indiana University
    1996 Juris Doctor, Valparaiso University
    Admitted to practice: 1996, Vanderburgh County Deputy since 2005
  • Leanne M. Garbers, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
    1993 B.S. Marketing and Management, Indiana University
    1998 Juris Doctor, Indiana University School of Law at Indianapolis
    Admitted to practice: Indiana-1998, Kentucky-1999, Vanderburgh County Deputy since 2009
  • Malcolm S. Gwinn, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
    1980 B.S. Political Science, University of Evansville
    1983 Juris Doctor, Indiana University School of Law at Indianapolis
    Admitted to practice: 1983, Vanderburgh County Deputy since 2004
  • Emily S. Hall, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
    2010 B.S. German & Political Science, University of Southern Indiana
    2013 Juris Doctor, Thomas M. Cooley Law School
    Admitted to practice: 2013, Vanderburgh County Deputy since 2013
  • Jilian Hanneken, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
    2011 B.A. Political Science & French, Vanderbilt University
    2014 Juris Doctor, Tulane University School of Law
    Admitted to practice: 2014, Vanderburgh County Deputy since 2014
  • Ryan D. Hatfield, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
    2010 B.S. Political Science, Purdue University
    2012 Juris Doctor, Southern Illinois University School of Law
    Admitted to practice: 2013, Vanderburgh County Deputy since 2013
  • Matthew F. Keppler, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
    1997 B.A. History and Political Science, Indiana University
    2001 Juris Doctor, Indiana University School of Law at Bloomington
    Admitted to practice: 2001, Vanderburgh County Deputy since 2002
  • Michael W. Lamb, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
    1982 B.A. Journalism, Indiana University
    1986 Juris Doctor, Indiana School of Law at Indianapolis
    Admitted to practice: 1986, Vanderburgh County Deputy since 1989
  • Javier Lugo, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
     2008 B.S. Psychology, University of Florida
    2012 Juris Doctor, University of Miami School of Law
    Admitted to practice: 2012, Vanderburgh County Deputy since 2012
  • S. Jay Newton
    1996 B.S. Criminal Justice, University of South Carolina
    1998 Master of Public Administration, Murray State University
    2001 Juris Doctor, University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
    Admitted to practice: 2008, Vanderburgh County Deputy Since 2012
  • Martha J. Posey, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
    1986 B.A. Psychology and Business Administration, Indiana University
    1989 Juris Doctor, Indiana University School of Law at Bloomington
    Admitted to practice: 1989, Vanderburgh County Deputy since 1997
  • Aaron Ridlen, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
    2008 B.S. Economics, University of Southern Indiana
    2013 Juris Doctor, Indiana University McKinney School of Law
    Admitted to practice: 2013, Vanderburgh County Deputy since 2014
  • Charles A. Spaetti, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
    1970 B.A. Chemistry, Indiana University
    1972 Juris Doctor, Indiana University School of Law at Bloomington
    Admitted to practice: 1972, Vanderburgh County Deputy since 1979
  • Jamie Swan, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
    1994 B.A. English & Psychology, Indiana University
    2004 Juris Doctor, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law
    Admitted to Practice: 2004, Missouri-2004, Indiana-2012; Vanderburgh County Deputy since 2012
  • Brent R. Weil, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
    1982 B.S. Biochemistry, Purdue University
    1985 Juris Doctor, Valparaiso University School of Law
    Admitted to practice: 1985, Vanderburgh County Deputy since 1991