Heather Miller

Heather Miller

Prosecuting Attorney

Heather Miller is the Prosecuting Attorney for Camden County. Originally from Alaska, Heather spent her youth guiding in the mountains and on the Gulf of Alaska, which led to her first career as a boat captain and merchant mariner. Heather and her husband worked the West Coast, the Mid-Atlantic, and the Gulf of Mexico before deciding to attend law school at the University of Alabama. After graduation, they moved back to her husband’s home state of Missouri and settled down in Camdenton with their two children.

Since 2011, Heather has worked in both the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and at the Pulaski County Prosecutor’s office as an Assistant Prosecutor. A POST certified instructor, she has taught for both the Camden County Sheriff’s Academy and the Missouri State University Public Safety Training Center. In January 2018, the Governor appointed her Prosecuting Attorney for Camden County.

J. Caleb Cunningham

J. Caleb Cunningham

Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

J. Caleb Cunningham moved to the Lake area in June of 2017 to accept a position as Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. He studied Communication and Information Sciences at The University of Alabama. He received his juris doctor from The University of Alabama in 2012, after which he became a named partner in a defense firm in Mobile, Alabama. In addition to his Alabama license, Mr. Cunningham is a member of the Florida and Missouri state bar associations. While in Alabama, Mr. Cunningham was a board member of the South Alabama Chapter of the American Red Cross and a liaison to the emergency management agencies of Washington, Clarke, and Choctaw counties. Passionate about the pursuit of justice, a position with the prosecuting attorney’s office was a natural fit. Mr. Cunningham quickly established himself as an integral part of the office and the prosecutor’s representative for the Camden County DWI Treatment Court. Always looking to improve the community, Mr. Cunningham was instrumental in starting the community service program with the Camden County Sheriff’s Office. In his limited spare time, Mr. Cunningham enjoys international travel, hunting, fishing, and life at the Lake.

Doug Kinde

Doug Kinde

Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

Doug Kinde is an experienced prosecutor who has worked in multiple Prosecuting Attorney’s Offices across the State.

David Sallee

David Sallee

Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

Education:

  • Camdenton Schools
  • University of Missouri/Drury University
  • University of Missouri School of Law
  • Brite Divinity School

Legal experience:

  • E. Rex Bradley, Attorney at Law, Associate
  • Schnapp, Graham, Reed and Fulton, Associate
  • David R. Sallee, Attorney at Law, Sole Practitioner
  • Laclede County Prosecuting Attorney, Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
  • Camden County Prosecuting Attorney, Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

Honors:

  • University of Missouri School of Law, Law Review

“Giving a voice to the voiceless.”
Wm. James Icenogle

Brooke Christy

Brooke Christy

Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

I was born and raised at Lake of the Ozarks. I attended School of the Osage from Kindergarten through graduation. I received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance and Banking from the University of Missouri and a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Tulsa College of Law.

Upon graduating from law school, I could not get back to the lake area fast enough. Since becoming a licensed attorney, I have handled a variety of cases through general practice representing clients in various civil and criminal defense matters.

I enjoy staying busy and being active in several organizations and attending community events. I am a board member of Lake Ozark Day Break Rotary, Wonderland Camp, Kids Harbor and Lake Area Rotary Power of Four. I am a member of the Chamber of Commerce – Young Professionals at the Lake and have been elected to the Missouri Board of Governors Young Lawyers Section Council. I am also a member of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church.

The majority of my free time is spent with family and friends. As a lake native, I love being out on the water. I also enjoy listening to live music, golfing and cheering on the Missouri Tigers!

Sherrie Hamner

Sherrie Hamner

Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

Sherrie Hamner graduated from the University of Missouri in 1998 with a B.S. in Child Development and Family Studies and in 2001 from the University of Missouri-School of Law. During law school, she completed internships with both the Callaway County Prosecutor’s Office and the United States Army Judge Advocate General. She has been a prosecutor since 2008, focusing primarily on Special Victims cases. She has also worked for the Missouri Attorney General’s Office and Missouri Office of Prosecution Services as the Child Abuse Resource Prosecutor for the State of Missouri.

Scott Hines

Scott Hines

Chief of Operations and Investigator

I have over twenty years of uniformed experience in law enforcement and military service in the United States Army and I am a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. During my law enforcement career, I have served as a patrolman, detective, field training officer, K-9 handler, SWAT negotiator, public information officer, detective sergeant, and operations lieutenant. I served as a police officer for the Kansas City MO Police Department for two years before relocating to the Lake of the Ozarks where I served with the Camdenton Police Department, the Camden County Sheriff’s Office, and as a Special Deputy United States Marshal.

I have worked as an instructor for the Missouri Sheriff’s Association Training Academy conducting both basic training for recruits and in-service training for licensed peace officers. I hold a current Missouri POST Class A Peace Officer License and am a certified instructor in patrol tactics, investigations, interview and interrogation techniques, and multiple disciplines of defensive tactics.

I have a Bachelor’s Degree in History from Columbia College and an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Metropolitan Community College of Kansas City. I live on a small hobby farm in Camden County with my wife and children and I enjoy watching and playing baseball. I am a fan of true country music and John Wayne films.

In my position as the Chief of Operations and Investigator for the Camden County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, it is my responsibility to ensure all law enforcement investigations referred for prosecution accurately document the evidence needed to secure a conviction. I see it as my duty to serve the citizens of and visitors to Camden County by making sure I help to protect good people by putting bad people away.

Tom Schlatter

Tom Schlatter

Tom has been with the office since 1998. He has served as an investigator, technical coordinator, database manager, legal assistant, and fiscal officer. Tom works to facilitate communication and data transfer with local regulatory entities, law enforcement agencies, and defense attorneys. Tom’s desire is to pursue excellence in all his service with the goal of justice for all in Camden County.

KayDee Kendrick

KayDee Kendrick

Child Support Enforcement Supervisor

Hi, My name is KayDee Kendrick and I am the Child Support Enforcement Supervisor. I graduated from Climax Springs in 2009 and received an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education in 2012, through State Fair Community College. I began working in the Prosecutor’s Office in 2013. I thoroughly enjoy my job and the people I work with. Away from work, I enjoy spending time with my husband and children. I look forward to my continued service of helping the public.

Savannah Sousley

Savannah Sousley

Legal Secretary for the Child Support Division

My name is Savannah Sousley. I am a Legal Secretary for the Child Support Division in the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. I graduated from Camdenton High School in 2006 and completed the Missouri Sheriffs’ Association Training Academy in 2010. I came to work at the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office in 2015 after taking time off to stay at home with my children. My family and I enjoy living here at the Lake and all the outdoor activities this community has to offer.

Danielle Malone

Danielle Malone

Legal Assistant

Danielle is a Legal Assistant with the Camden County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Danielle works closely with Attorney Julie Roden, serving as the point of contact for Mrs. Roden’s cases. Danielle obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Central Methodist University in 2009. Away from work, Danielle enjoys crafting, boating and spending time with her family and friends.

Shari Lee

Shari Lee

Legal Assistant

Shari is a legal assistant for our prosecuting attorneys. She believes she works with a great team that contributes to the safety of our community. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Communication and Development from Drury University. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, hunting, and kayaking.

Kellie Kost

Kellie Kost

Victim Advocacy

Kellie has a passion for helping people. With over seven years of experience in victim advocacy, she is proud to be a part of the Camden County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office’s efforts to minimize the impact and aftermath of crime for victims in our community. Kellie believes that victim advocacy extends beyond statutory rights and practices a trauma-informed approach which helps victims navigate toward a full recovery from the impact of crime.

Alane Vollers

Alane Vollers

Bad Check Unit and Restitution Clerk

Alane began working for the Prosecutor’s office in 2012. Prior to 2012 she and her husband managed and then took ownership of a small mom and pop resort. Being in a customer service occupation Alane and her husband experienced a very fulfilling life and built many lasting friendships with the guests they met. They have made their home, here, at Lake of the Ozarks for 25 years and have been married over 40 years. They have 3 adult married children and 1 grandchild.

Alane is no stranger to being employed as a customer service representative. Before moving to the lake, Alane was an account representative/manager for a bank in Boulder Colorado. She took pride in the service she offered to the entrepreneurs who banked with them exclusively. She had been employed there for almost 10 years.

Alane grew up in a small town in Nebraska and met her husband in high school. They made their first home there. Alane worked for the County Clerk, then for the local bank. She enjoyed her employment with the local establishments and customer service came easy for her because she knew many of the clients and customers.

Having been in the customer service field most of her adult life, being employed for the prosecutor has given her the opportunity to continue offering a helping hand, and a friendly smile.

Barbara Cottrell

Barbara Cottrell

Legal Secretary

Hello Camden County! My name is Barb. l have been a legal assistant for a few years and am very happy to be a part of such a great team. In my position as a legal assistant I have the responsibility of making sure that the Prosecutor has everything he/she might need to move a case through the Criminal Justice System. In this position I feel that I not only provide support to the Prosecutor, but also the people of this community by being a part of a team that dedicates itself to helping keep our community safe. In my spare time as most other people here in the Lake Area I love to fish, be outdoors, and spend time with my family.

Carrie Austin

Carrie Austin

Victim Advocate

c.austin@camdenmo.org
573-317-3815

Carrie has been with the Camden County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office since May 2017. Prior to working for the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, Carrie worked for the Camden County Sheriff’s Office for 9 years as a Detention Administrative Supervisor. And prior to working for the Sheriff’s Office, Carrie worked for the law firm of Phillips, McElyea, Carpenter & Welch, PC for 9 years as a legal secretary. Carrie comes to us with many years of legal experience between the civil and criminal side of the law. Carrie has attended many trainings and seminars related to Sex Crimes, Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, and Dating Violence. Carrie is the victim advocate for victims of all crimes committed within Camden County, including, but not limited to, homicides, domestic violence, sex crimes, financial exploitation of the elderly cases and crimes against children. Carrie assists victims as these cases make their way through the criminal justice system. She assists with emotional support, and attends hearings and meetings with victims. Additionally, she assists victims by explaining the process of the criminal justice system, referring victims to resources, explaining their rights to them, and assisting with their applications to the Crime Victims’ Compensation Fund and Ex Parte applications.

Kelly Nockunas

Kelly Nockunas

Legal Secretary

Julie Roden

Julie Roden

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