OAC Attorneys and Staff


Daryl Rodrigues is Director of the Office of Assigned Counsel (OAC). He previously served as Public Defender for the Colville Confederated Tribes, and in private practice in eastern Washington. Born in England to East Indian parents, he migrated to the US in 1980 and became a citizen in 1994. He serves on the WACDL court rules committee. Before law school he worked as a Designated Mental Health Professional in several Washington counties. He has a B.A. and M.A. in Psychology from Seattle University, a J.D. from Gonzaga University School of Law and an M.B.A. from Whitworth University.

Contact OAC staff by e-mail by clicking on the names below, or by phone at (360) 754-4897

Daryl Rodrigues, Director
Corrine Cole, Administrative Supervisor

Superior Court

Patrick O'Connor, Lead Attorney

Major Crimes Unit:
John Hansen
Larry Jefferson
Patrick O'Connor
Jim Shackleton

Felony Unit:
Christian Cabrera
Phil Griffith - Drug Court
Jenna Henderson
Sara Hixson - Drug Court
Eric Pilon

Paula Howell, Legal Assistant
Tracy Sims, Paralegal
Dawn Ward, Legal Assistant

District Court

Alex Frix, Lead Attorney

Misdemeanor Unit:
Phillip Sung-Ho Kim
Jenna Norden
Alyssa Pomponio - Mental Health Court
Luke Swinney
Andrew Yi

Thyda Davis, Legal Assistant
Liezl Mondoc, Legal Assistant
Ashlee Rodriguez, Office Assistant

Family and Juvenile Court

Sharonda Amamilo, Lead Attorney

Juvenile Unit:
Larry Jefferson
Robyn Martin

Dependency Unit:
Sharonda Amamilo

Lupe Hernandez, Legal Assistant
Pam Hipp, Paralegal