Defense Investigator for
Law Office of Jocelyn C Stewart, Corp.
United States Air Force
Confidential Expert Consultant – Contract consultant
Arkansas Public Defender Commission
Responsible for gathering, investigating and analyzing mitigation evidence on clients charged with capital murder. Obtain release of information forms and communicate with assigned attorneys if court orders are required. Interview families, and associates, to gather relevant information regarding a client’s life history. Communicate with attorneys and psychologists regarding pertinent historical information for mitigation and work as a team member to devise plans that best represent the client. Attend court proceedings and perform functions of a notary public.
Department of Community Correction
Coordinates and directs education and mental health services for inmates, reviews and disseminates assessment reports, and makes recommendations and referrals. Develops treatment and security policies and procedures for the department and writes and disseminates standard operating procedures for the units. Coordinates requests for information from other legal agencies as needed. Supervise a staff of protective service and administrative support personnel by interviewing, recommending for hire, assigning and reviewing work, and evaluating the performance of incumbents.
Editor & Chief of several statewide publications, including the Arkansas Law Enforcement Directory, Tennessee Law Enforcement Directory and the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Directory.
Little Rock District Court
Probation Officer – Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor
Supervise, assess, and enforce court-imposed criminal sentences which are often subject to stated conditions. Report and testify to the court when Probationers have violated probation orders.
Investigate Probationers past offenses and outstanding charges in other counties or states. As an officer of the court, and associate bailiff maintain order during court proceedings. Keep records of official proceedings and accounts; assist judge with research, writing, and case management.
1991-1994 – Associate of Applied Science, major in Paralegal, University of Arkansas, Fort Smith, AR
1995-1996 – Bachelor of Arts, major in Criminal Justice, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR
Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor since 2001
Certified Forensic Interviewer – FTER
The Forensic Testimonial Evidence Recovery Method