Columbus City Attorney Zach Klein

Zach Klein
Columbus City Attorney
77 North Front Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215
[email protected]

Prosecutor Trial Staff

Melanie Tobias, Chief Prosecutor
375 South High Street
7th Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215
614-645-7483 (ph)
614-645-8902 (fx)

“The city attorney shall be the prosecuting attorney of municipal court. He may detail such of his assistants as he may deem proper to assist in such work. He shall prosecute all cases brought before such court and perform the same duties, so far as they are applicable thereto, as are required of the prosecuting attorney of the county.” Columbus City Charter, section 68

The Prosecutor’s Division prosecutes criminal misdemeanor offenses in the Franklin County Municipal Court not only for the City of Columbus, but for the State of Ohio, Franklin County’s townships and, under contract, to the villages of Riverlea, Urbancrest and Valleyview, as well as the municipalities of Worthington.


Melanie Tobias, Deputy Chief of Staff-Prosecution614-645-8876[email protected]
Joseph Gibson, Chief Prosecutor614-645-8081[email protected]
Jennifer Grant, Lead Prosecutor-Procedural Justice Initiative614-645-7749[email protected]
Bonnie Finneran, Executive Assistant614-645-1614[email protected]
Kimberly Kidd, Matrix Systems Administrator614-645-3829[email protected]

Trial Staff:

Andrew Bowsher, Prosecutor614-645-8942[email protected]
Lindsay Bozanich, Prosecutor614-645-8874[email protected]
Casandra Bufkin, Prosecutor614-645-1568[email protected]
Soogie Choi, Prosecutor614-645-8936[email protected]
Lynda Clark, Prosecutor614-645-7361[email protected]
Mackenzie Cutteridge, Prosecutor614-645-8908[email protected]
Brandon Edwards, Lead Prosecutor614-645-6103[email protected]
Aaron Gullett, Prosecutor614-645-8123[email protected]
John Ganger, Prosecutor614-645-5123[email protected]
Danya Hamad, Lead Prosecutor614-645-8870[email protected]
Haleigh Hamad, Prosecutor614-645-8900[email protected]
Bethany Harding, Prosecutor614-645-8088[email protected]
Justin Hykes, Prosecutor614-645-0809[email protected]
Johely Martin, Prosecutor614-645-5807[email protected]
Andres Olivari Rodriguez, Prosecutor614-645-8904[email protected]
Christopher Page, Prosecutor614-645-0449[email protected]
Kaitlyn M. Spahr, Prosecutor614-645-7540[email protected]
Bryon Trainer, Prosecutor614-645-8835[email protected]

Arraignment Team:

Kristin Blevins, Legal Administrative Assistant614-645-0395[email protected]
Traci DeLaBarre, Legal Administrative Assistant614-645-8920[email protected]
Barbara Estes, Legal Administrative Assistant614-645-1599[email protected]
Nicole Bowman, Legal Administrative Assistant614-645-8896[email protected]
Jackie Keller, Legal Investigator/Paralegal614-645-8209[email protected]
Aaron Rinehart, Legal Administrative Assistant614-645-0409[email protected]
DeLandro Williams, Legal Administrative Assistant614-645-6579[email protected]

Legal Assistants:

Tiffany Kinder, Legal Assistant Director614-645-3216[email protected]
Bobbi Burley, Legal Administrative Coordinator614-645-8934[email protected]
Jessica Black, Legal Administrative Assistant614-645-6058[email protected]
Shawn Boyd, Legal Administrative Assistant614-645-0778[email protected]
Ronica Broadus, Legal Administrative Assistant614-645-7143[email protected]
Samanatha Diamond, Legal Administrative Assistant614-645-8924[email protected]
Arvetta Simpson, Legal Administrative Assistant614-645-0401[email protected]
Paige Spivey, Legal Administrative Assistant614-645-0768[email protected]
Anna Traylor, Legal Administrative Assistant614-645-8918[email protected]