Chief of the Community Prosecution and Community Courts Section

Maureen Milligan
Maureen joined the Dallas City Attorney's Office in 2007 and currently serves as the Chief of the Community Prosecution and Community Courts Section and as a Special Assistant United States Attorney. Previously, she served as the Deputy Chief of the section and as the Jubilee Park Community Prosecutor. Maureen received her law degree from American University, her master's degree in education from the University of Virginia and her undergraduate degree from Duke University. Prior to joining the CAO, she worked as a federal law clerk and as a public school teacher through the Teach for America program. Maureen is a member of the North Texas Crime Commission, the Dallas Rotary Club and the Junior League of Dallas. She is a graduate of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Leadership Program, the T. Boone Pickens Leadership Institute and the Caruth Police Institute's Executive Leadership Series.
1500 Marilla, 7DN., 75201
214-670-3475
maureen.milligan@dallascityhall.com
Facebook: Community Prosecution
Twitter: @jubileeparkcp


Deputy Chief of the Community Prosecution Section

Charlotta Riley
Charlotta joined the Dallas City Attorney's Office in 2007 and currently serves as the Deputy Chief of the Community Prosecution and Community Courts Section. Previously, she served as a Northwest Division Community Prosecutor. Charlotta received her law degree from the University of Houston where she was a Dean's Scholarship recipient and her undergraduate degree from the University of North Texas where she graduated magna cum laude. Prior to joining the CAO, she worked as an attorney specializing in civil litigation at a national law firm. Charlotta is a graduate of the Caruth Police Institute's Executive Leadership Series. She is fluent in French and Swedish.
907 S. Carroll Ave., 75223
214-766-8380
charlotta.riley@dallascityhall.com


Deputy Chief of the Community Prosecution Section

Mark Murrell
Mark joined the Dallas City Attorney's Office in 2009 and currently serves as Deputy Chief of the Community Prosecution and Community Courts Section and as a cross-designated Assistant Dallas County District Attorney. Previously, he served as a Southeast Division Community Prosecutor and as a prosecutor in the Dallas Municipal Court. Mark received his law degree from Texas Wesleyan University and his undergraduate degree from Liberty University. Mark is a graduate of the Caruth Police Institute's Executive Leadership Series. Mark has received several awards and other recognition for his service as a community prosecutor including being selected as the Baccalaureate Speaker for the Lincoln High School Class of 2009, being honored by the Family Institute in 2012 for his community service and being awarded the Community Service Award of 2013 by the Honorable Carolyn R. Davis.
2922 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, 75215
214-789-2271
mark.murrell@dallascityhall.com


Community Prosecution Code Supervisor


Johnny Ramos
Johnny joined the Community Prosecution team in 2004 and currently serves as the Supervisor of all code inspectors assigned to the Community Prosecution Team. Previously, he served as a community prosecution code inspector assigned to the Southeast and South Central divisions. Johnny is certified as a residential and commercial building inspector and is fluent in Spanish.
907 S. Carroll Ave., 75223
214-957-2101
juan.ramos@dallascityhall.com


Northwest Community Prosecutor


Michelle Buendia
Michelle joined the Dallas City Attorney's Office in 2007 and currently serves as a Northwest Division Community Prosecutor and as a cross-designated Assistant Dallas County District Attorney. Michelle received her law degree from Southern Methodist University and her undergraduate degree from St. Mary's University. Prior to joining the CAO, she worked as an attorney specializing in insurance defense at a small law firm and as a public school teacher. Michelle currently serves as the Communications Board Chair for the Dallas Hispanic Bar Association. Michelle is a proficient Spanish speaker.
9801 Harry Hines Blvd., 75220
214-957-1456
michelle.buendia@dallascityhall.com


Northwest Community Prosecutor


Wesley Nute
Wesley joined the Dallas City Attorney's Office in 2014 and currently serves as a Northwest Division Community Prosecutor. Wesley received his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law where he was an Austin Bar Association fellow and his undergraduate degree from Duke University. Prior to joining the CAO, he worked as a solo practitioner specializing in general civil litigation. He is a member of the Dallas Young Lawyers Association, J.L. Turner Legal Association and the Urban League of Greater Dallas Young Professionals Association.
9801 Harry Hines Blvd., 75220
214-957-490-3423
wesley.nute@dallascityhall.com

Northwest Community Prosecution Code Officer


Robert Beltran
Robert joined the Community Prosecution team in 2009 and currently serves as the Northwest Division CP Inspector. Previously, Robert served as an inspector in the Rapid Intensive Inspection Program. In 2013, Robert was selected as first-runner up for Code Officer of the Year. Robert is fluent in Spanish.
9801 Harry Hines Blvd., 75220
214-701-0609
robert.beltran@dallascityhall.com


Southwest Community Prosecutor


Yulise Waters
Yulise joined the Dallas City Attorney's Office in 2011 and currently serves as a Southwest Division Community Prosecutor. Yulise received her law degree from Southern Methodist University and undergraduate degrees from Southern Methodist University where she graduated magna cum laude and was the recipient of the President's Scholarship and was selected as Senior Woman of the Year. Prior to joining the CAO, she was a partner at a family law practice. Yulise has been named "One-to-Watch" by SMU Magazine, is a recipient of the History Maker Award of the Black Alumni of SMU and has twice been added to the City of Dallas' Wall of Honor for excellence in service to the citizens of Dallas. Yulise is a proficient Spanish speaker.
4320 West Illinois Ave., 75211
972-768-8869
yulise.waters@dallascityhall.com

Southwest Community Prosecutor and CP Litigation Team Lead


Cody McCullar
Cody joined the Dallas City Attorney's Office in 2008 and currently serves as a Southwest Division Community Prosecutor and as the CP Litigation Team Lead. Previously, he served as the Central Division Community Prosecutor. Cody received his law degree from Southern Methodist University where he was a Hatton Sumner scholar and his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas-Dallas. Prior to joining the CAO, he was a staff attorney for the Small Business Administration and an elementary school teacher. Cody is a graduate of the Caruth Police Institute's Executive Leadership Series and currently serves as a faculty member for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy.
4320 West Illinois Ave., 75211
214-957-0931
cody.mccullar@dallascityhall.com


Southwest Community Prosecution Code Officer


Eric Pierce
Eric joined the Community Prosecution team in 2010 and currently serves as the Southeast Division CP Inspector. Previously, Eric served as the Jubilee Park and South Dallas-Fair Park CP Inspector and as a Neighborhood Code Representative and supervisor in the Southeast district of the Department of Code Compliance.
4320 West Illinois Ave., 75211
214-874-3252
eric.pierce@dallascityhall.com


Southwest Community Prosecution Code Officer

Opal White
Opal joined the Community Prosecution team in 2012 and currently serves as a Southwest Division CP Inspector. Previously, Opal served as a Neighborhood Code Representative in the South Central district of the Department of Code Compliance. In 2012, Opal was selected as Code Officer of the Year.
4320 West Illinois Ave., 75211
214-874-3252
opal.white@dallascityhall.com


South Central Community Prosecutor


Jeff Chesnut
Jeff joined the Dallas City Attorney's Office in 2014 and currently serves as a South Central Division Community Prosecutor. Jeff received his law degree from the Vanderbilt University Law School where he was an articles editor for the Vanderbilt Law Review and Order of the Coif and his undergraduate degree from the U.S. Naval Academy where he received the Omicron Delta Epsilon Award for excellence in economics. He served for 5 years as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy. Prior to joining the CAO, he served a federal law clerk and practiced civil litigation at two local law firms.
1999 East Camp Wisdom Rd., 75241
469-520-6268
jeff.chesnut@dallascityhall.com

South Central Community Prosecutor


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South Central Community Prosecution Code Officer


Dawn Baxter
Dawn joined the Community Prosecution team in 2008 and currently serves as the Southwest Division CP Inspector. Previously, Dawn served as an inspector in the Northwest District of the Department of Code Compliance. Dawn is certified as a residential building inspector.
1999 East Camp Wisdom Rd., 75241
972-768-8869
dawn.baxter@dallascityhall.com

Southeast Community Prosecutor


LaShonne Watts
LaShonne joined the Dallas City Attorney's Office in 2011 and currently serves as a Southeast Division Community Prosecutor. LaShonne received her law degree from the University of California-Berkeley where she was the recipient of 6 scholarships, including the San Francisco Bar Association’s Ye Scholarship. She received her undergraduate degree from Cornell University where she was a recipient of the Frank and Rosa Rhodes Scholarship. Prior to joining the CAO, she worked as a staff attorney at the Children’s Law Center and as an attorney specializing in litigation at a national law firm. In 2012, the Pemberton Hill Neighborhood Association recognized LaShonne as their “Person of the Year.” LaShonne is a member of J.L. Turner Legal Association, an alumna of Leadership DISD and currently serves on the DISD African American Student Success Initiative Taskforce.
10325 Lake June Rd., Ste. 110, 75217
214-789-6804
lashonne.watts@dallascityhall.com


Southeast Community Prosecutor


Jill Haning
Jill joined the Dallas City Attorney’s Office in 2014 and currently serves as a Southeast Division Community Prosecutor. Jill received her law degree Villanova School of Law where she was a Public Interest Fellow and a recipient of the Dorothy Day award for pro bono service and her undergraduate degree from St. Edwards University where she graduated summa cum laude. Prior to joining the CAO, she worked as an attorney specializing in litigation at a local law firm.
5411 Bexar St., 75215
214-952-6505
jill.haning@dallascityhall.com


Southeast Community Prosecution Code Officer


Sheri Steele
Sheri joined the Community Prosecution Team in 2013 and currently serves as a Southeast Division CP inspector. Previously, Sheri served as a Neighborhood Code Representative in the Southeast Code Division. Sheri currently serves as the Chairperson for the Code Compliance Employee Advisory Council and Co-Chairperson of the city-wide Community Outreach Code Conference.
5411 Bexar St., 75215
214-930-2994
sheri.steele@dallascityhall.com


Southeast Community Prosecution Code Officer


Gloriana Aguinaga
Gloriana joined the Community Prosecution Team in 2012 and currently serves as a Southeast Division CP inspector. Previously, Gloriana served as an inspector in the Consumer Protection and Southeast Divisions of the Department of Code Compliance. Gloriana received her undergraduate degree from Sam Houston State University.
10325 Lake June Rd., Ste. 110, 75217
214-784-5572
gloriana.aguinaga@dallascityhall.com

Northeast Community Prosecutor


Amanda Chase
Amanda joined the Dallas City Attorney's Office in 2012 and currently serves as a Northeast Division Community Prosecutor. Amanda received her law degree from South Texas College of Law where she received the Vinson & Elkins Public Interest Scholarship and the Mudge Scholarship and her undergraduate degree from the University of North Texas where she graduated magna cum laude and received the President's Scholarship. She also was awarded the President of the United States' Volunteer Service Award. Prior to joining the CAO, she served for four years as an Assistant District Attorney in Houston.
7901 Goforth Rd., 75238
214-724-8892
amanda.chase@dallascityhall.com


Northeast Community Prosecutor


Patrick Sanders
Patrick joined the Dallas City Attorney's Office in 2011 and currently serves as a Northeast Division Community Prosecutor. Patrick received his law degree from the University of Houston, his master's degree in international affairs from American University and his undergraduate degree from the University of North Texas. Prior to joining the CAO, he worked as a staff attorney specializing in e-discovery at two national law firms.
7901 Goforth Rd., 75238
214-601-1091
patrick.sanders@dallascityhall.com


Northeast Community Prosecution Code Officer


Scott McAvoy
Scott joined the Community Prosecution team in 2007 and currently serves as a Northeast and North Central Division CP Inspector. Previously, Scott served as an inspector in the Northwest and West Dallas districts of the Department of Code Compliance. Scott received his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University and is certified as a residential and commercial building inspector. He has been a Wall of Honor recipient on two occasions. In 2014, Scott was selected as Code Officer of the Year.
7901 Goforth Rd., 75238
214-988-8673
scott.mcavoy@dallascityhall.com


Northeast Community Prosecution Code Officer


Eloisa Mariscal
Eloisa joined the Community Prosecution team in 2007 and currently serves as a Northeast Divisions CP inspector and helps manage the code triage process. Previously, Eloisa served as an inspector in the Southwest District of the Department of Code Compliance and worked in the 911/311 call center. Eloisa is certified as a residential building inspector and is fluent in Spanish.
7901 Goforth Rd., 75238
214-952-8466
eloisa.mariscal@dallascityhall.com

North Central Community Prosecutor


Kelsey Ciluffo
Kelsey joined the Dallas City Attorney's Office in 2011 and currently serves as the North Central Division Community Prosecutor. Kelsey received her law degree from the George Washington University and her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Dallas where she was a Eugene McDermott scholar. Prior to joining the CAO, she worked as an attorney specializing in litigation at a medical malpractice law firm. Kelsey is a proficient French speaker.
6969 McCallum Blvd., 75252
214-629-1683
kelsey.ciluffo@dallascityhall.com

Central Community Prosecutor


Melody Louis
Melody joined the Dallas City Attorney's Office in 2011 and currently serves as a South Central Division Community Prosecutor and as a Special Assistant United States Attorney. Melody received her law degree from the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville where she received numerous moot court honors and her undergraduate degree from Howard University where she received an undergraduate mock trial team scholarship and received numerous mock trial honors. Prior to joining the CAO, she was a paralegal specialist at the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Texas.
907 S. Carroll, 75223
214-629-1683
melody.louis@dallascityhall.com


Central Community Prosecution Code Officer


Julius Bryant
Julius joined the Community Prosecution team in 2014 and currently serves as the Central Division CP Inspector. Previously, Julius served as an inspector in the Southwest and North Central Dallas districts of the Department of Code Compliance. Julius served honorably in the United States Navy and, for over a decade, has served as a therapeutic foster parent.
907 S. Carroll, 75223
214-983-6130
julius.bryant@dallascityhall.com


Community Prosecution Senior Fire Prevention Officer


Monica Contreras
Monica joined the Community Prosecution team in 2014 and currently serves as a senior fire prevention officer. Previously, Monica served as a fire prevention officer covering the Central, Southeast and Northeast divisions of the City of Dallas. In 2011 Monica was named Fire Prevention Officer of the Year. Monica holds numerous certifications, including certifications from the Texas Commission on Fire Protection and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
907 S. Carroll, 75223
214-998-3508
monica.contreras@dallascityhall.com

Community Prosecution Fire Prevention Officer


Shawn Mosley
Shawn joined the Community Prosecution team in 2014 and currently serves as a fire prevention officer. Previously, Shawn served as a fire prevention officer covering the Northeast, Southeast and Central divisions of the City of Dallas and has served on the High Risk Inspection Team. Shawn has served as an Adjunct Fire Instructor at El Centro College since 2013. Shawn holds numerous certifications from the State Firemen's and Fire Marshals' Association of Texas, the Texas Commission on Fire Protection and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
7901 Goforth Rd., 75238
214-406-7783
shawn.mosley@dallascityhall.com

Community Court Manager


Dianne Gibson
dianne joined the Dallas City Attorney's Office in 2004 and currently serves as the Manager of the South Dallas, West Dallas and South Oak Cliff Community Courts. dianne has over 25 years of experience in working with the community to provide the general public with social services and housing. She has been the recipient of numerous awards recognizing her volunteerism and community service including the Women Who Make a Difference Award; the National Council of Negro Women Inc. Volunteerism Award; the National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc. Commission on Civil Rights, Education and Legislative Affairs Award; the Molina Healthcare Award for Community Service and, recently, the Greater Dallas Urban League Whitney M. Young Jr. Humanitarian Award. dianne has served on the South Dallas Fair Park Trust Fund Board, the Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center Advisory Board, among numerous other boards.
2922 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, 75215
214-542-6658
dianne.gibson@dallascityhall.com


Community Court Social Services Manager


Vickie Stepney
Vickie joined the Dallas City Attorney's Office in 2011 and currently serves as the Social Service Supervisor for the Community Courts' Social Service Department. Vickie received her undergraduate degree from Texas Tech University and her Master in Social Work from the University of Texas at Arlington. Vickie has over 19 years of professional experience and proficiency in program, personnel and case management.
2922 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, 75215
214-422-3736
vickie.stepney@dallascityhall.com


Community Court Community Restitution Supervisor


Elmo Harris Jr.
Elmo joined the Dallas City Attorney's Office in 2007 and currently serves as the Community Restitution Supervisor. He received his undergraduate degree from Grambling State University. Prior to joining the City Attorney's Office, he worked in the Telecommunications field as an Inside & Outside Plant Engineer. Elmo is also a licensed Property Claims Adjuster.
2922 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, 75215
214-542-6856
elmo.harris@dallascityhall.com


Community Court Community Restitution Coordinator (WDCC)


Lorenzo Ramos
Lorenzo joined the Dallas City Attorney's Office in 2008 and currently serves as the Community Restitution Coordinator for the West Dallas Community Court. Previously, Lorenzo served as the Work Crew Supervisor for the South Dallas Community Court. Lorenzo is also a volunteer youth soccer coach and is fluent in Spanish.
2828 Fishtrap Rd., 75212
214-422-3406
lorenzo.ramos@dallascityhall.com

Community Court Community Restitution Coordinator (SOCCC)


Jermaine Nation
Jermaine joined the Dallas City Attorney's Office in 2010 and currently serves as the Community Restitution Coordinator for the South Oak Cliff Community Court. Jermaine received his undergraduate degree from Dillard University and his Master of Divinity from Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary.
2111 S. Corinth St., 75203
214-287-7557
jermaine.nation@dallascityhall.com

Community Court Community Restitution Work Crew Supervisor (SDCC)


David Mata
David joined the Dallas City Attorney's Office in 2013 and currently serves as a Community Restitution Work Crew Supervisor for the South Dallas Community Court. David has been recognized by numerous elected officials for his service at community events. David is a fluent Spanish speaker.
2922 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, 75215
david.mata@dallascityhall.com

Community Court Community Restitution Work Crew Supervisor (SOCCC)


Judith Fears
Judith joined the Dallas City Attorney's Office in 2013 and currently serves as a Community Service Work Crew Supervisor for the South Oak Cliff Community Court. Judith has been recognized by numerous elected officials for her service at community events.
2111 S. Corinth St., 75203
judith.fears@dallascityhall.com

Community Prosecution Paralegal

Luz Aguilar
Luz joined the Dallas City Attorney's Office in 2014 and currently serves as the paralegal for the Community Prosecution and Community Courts team. Luz received her associate’s degree in paralegal studies from El Centro College.
1500 Marilla, 7DN., 75201
214-998-8674
luz.aguilar@dallascityhall.com


Community Prosecution Legal Secretary


Misty Rhynes
Misty joined the Dallas City Attorney's Office in 2009 and currently serves as the legal secretary for the Community Prosecution and Community Courts team.
1500 Marilla, 7DN., 75201
214-490-1887
misty.rhynes@dallascityhall.com

Community Prosecution Legal Coordinator


Jesse August
Jesse joined the Dallas City Attorney's Office in 2005 and currently serves as the Legal Coordinator for the Community Prosecution and Community Courts team.
1500 Marilla, 7DN., 75201
214-437-5552
jesse.august@dallascityhall.com