Get to Know our Assistant District Attorneys: Lauren Walsh

This month, MCDA would like to introduce you to Assistant District Attorney Lauren Walsh. ADA Walsh graduated from Vanderbilt University with a double major in History and English before attending Fordham University School of Law. After going to school and practicing law out of state, she moved back to Mobile and became a prosecutor for…

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Get Know Our Assistant District Attorneys: Louis Walker

Each month the Mobile County District Attorney’s Office highlights one of our standout prosecutors. This month we would like to introduce you to Assistant District Attorney Louis Walker! The Fairhope native graduated from Florida State University with a B.S. in Social Science in 2003, and a J.D. from FSU College of Law in 2006. Prior…

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Employee Spotlight: Joni Green

Joni Green has been with our office for two years and she is the Administrative Assistant to District Attorney Ashley Rich. She graduated from Troy University with a double major in Psychology and Criminal Justice, which she believes has helped her better understand the court process and how individuals react in certain situations. When she…

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Bullying Prevention Week October 19-23, 2020

This year, the Mobile County District Attorney’s Office has teamed up with the Mobile County Coalition against Bullying to celebrate the 7th annual Bullying Prevention Week, October 19-23, 2020. In the next seven minutes, a child in this country will be bullied. Verbal and physical bullying is commonly seen in our schools, on playgrounds, school…

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September Employee Spotlight – Amanda Sumrall

Each month the Mobile County District Attorney’s Office highlights one of our standout staff members. MCDA’s September Employee Spotlight is Murder Team Trial Coordinator Amanda Sumrall. Amanda has been with our office for over fourteen years and has worked in various positions including the charging office and Circuit Court. In 2012, she was moved to…

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September Officer of the Month- Detective Mellisa Hollis

Congratulations to Detective Mellisa Hollis for being chosen as MCDA’s September Officer of the Month! Detective Hollis has been in law enforcement for 6 years and is currently an investigator for MPD’s Domestic Violence Unit. When she is not on the hob she enjoys going to the beach and making memories with her family. Thank…

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Employee Spotlight August 2020: Ashleigh Long

Each month the Mobile County District Attorney’s Office recognizes one of our exceptional employees. This month we would like to introduce you to Ashleigh Long! Ashleigh began her career with our office 15 years ago and is the current supervisor over the District Attorney’s office Financial Teams. Her job includes collecting money coming into the court,…

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Get to Know Our ADAs: Blake Vrieze

Assistant District Attorney Blake Vrieze began his career as a prosecutor with the Mobile County District Attorney’s Office in 2018. The Mobile native was the first member of his family to go to college and he began his collegiate career at the University of South Alabama. After graduating with a bachelor’s in English Literature and…

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Frederick Tate Sentenced to 22 years for 1997 Rape

Today, Frederick Tate was sentenced to 22 years for Rape 1st and Sodomy 1st. A jury found the defendant guilty in February of this year, more than 22 years after he committed the crime. This was the first Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) conviction in Mobile County. This outcome would not have been possible without…

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