Our Assistant Prosecutors:

 

Angela M. Boes
Assistant Prosecutor - Felony Crimes

Mrs. Boes joined the County Prosecutor’s staff in December, 2001, and is originally from St. Stephens in Seneca County.  Mrs. Boes graduated from The Ohio State University in 1997 with a B.A. degree in Humanities and Anthropology.  She graduated from The University of Akron School of Law and was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 2001.  Mrs. Boes has previous legal experience with the law firm of Goldman & Rosen, Ltd. in Akron.  Her primary area of responsibility with the Seneca County Prosecutor’s Office is handling felony crime prosecutions.  Legal Assistant Jacqueline Gilmer is assigned to assist Mrs. Boes’ case docket.

Rhonda L. Best
Assistant Prosecutor - Juvenile Delinquencies/Civil Representation

Ms. Best joined the County Prosecutor’s staff in August, 2006 and is originally from Tiffin in Seneca County.  Ms. Best graduated from Heidelberg College with a B.A. degree in English in 2002 and from Terra State Community College with an A.A. degree in English Language & Literature in 2000.  She graduated from the University of Toledo College of Law in 2005 and was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 2006.  Ms. Best has previous legal experience with Seneca County Juvenile & Probate Court and the Seneca County Department of Job & Family Services.  Her primary area of responsibility with the Seneca County Prosecutor’s Office is handling juvenile delinquency prosecutions filed in the Juvenile Division of the Seneca County Common Pleas Court, and civil litigation and general legal counsel involving county and township matters.   Legal Assistant Charla Walker is assigned to assist with Ms. Best’s juvenile case docket.   Legal Assistant Amy Dunn is assigned to assist Ms. Best regarding civil matters.

Brian O. Boos 
Assistant Prosecutor - Felony Crimes

Mr. Boos joined the County Prosecutor’s staff in January 2012 and is originally from Bellevue, Ohio.  Mr. Boos graduated from the University of Toledo with a B.A. in Political Science in May 2007.  He graduated from the University of Akron School of Law in May 2010 and was admitted to the Ohio Bar in November 2010.  Mr. Boos has previous legal experience with the Summit County Prosecutor’s Office and the Toledo Municipal Prosecutor’s Office.  His primary area of responsibility with the Seneca County Prosecutor’s Office is handling felony crimes.   Legal Assistant Anne Hart is assigned to assist with Mr. Boos’ case docket.

Stephanie J. Reed
Assistant Prosecutor – Felony Crimes

Ms. Reed joined the County Prosecutor’s staff in August 2013 and is originally from Tiffin, Ohio. Ms. Reed graduated from the Ohio State University with a B.A. in History in June 2009. She graduated from the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in 2012 and was admitted to the Ohio Bar in November 2012. Ms. Reed has previous legal experience as a legal intern with the County Prosecutor’s office, the Seneca County Department of Job and Family Services, and the Moritz College of Law Justice for Children Clinic. Her primary area of responsibility with the Seneca County Prosecutor’s Office is handling felony crimes. Legal Assistant Anne Hart and Legal Assistant Jacqueline Gilmer are assigned to assist Ms. Reed’s case docket.


Support Staff:

Sharon M. Skeel
Office Administrator

Mrs. Skeel joined the County Prosecutor’s staff in August, 1980 and is originally from Tiffin.  Mrs. Skeel received certification in June, 1985 through Findlay College - the American Institute for Paralegal Studies- as a paralegal/legal assistant.  Mrs. Skeel has been employed by five different elected county prosecutors, having worked for more than 30 years at the Seneca County Prosecutor’s Office. In December, 2001, she received the statewide award as the Outstanding Staff Person for a County Prosecutor from the Ohio Prosecuting Attorneys Association.  Besides legal secretarial duties related to administrative and civil litigation issues, her primary areas of responsibility with the Seneca County Prosecutor’s Office include training and supervision of legal secretaries, overseeing all technology systems, maintaining all financial and inventory records, along with specifically developing and monitoring the annual office budget.

Charla J. Walker
Legal Assistant – Juvenile Division

Mrs. Walker joined the Seneca County Prosecutor’s Office in January 2010, and is originally from Tiffin in Seneca County.  She previously worked for the Seneca County Engineer’s Office as a draftsman in the Tax Map Department from November 2006 until joining the Prosecutor’s staff in 2010.  She is the legal secretary to Assistant Prosecutor Rhonda Best.  Her primary area of responsibility with the Seneca County Prosecutor’s Office is opening and closing juvenile case files, scheduling hearings on Ms. Best’s case docket and filing court documents with Juvenile Court.  She also helps with secretarial duties for the Seneca County Drug Task Force, METRICH Enforcement Unit since January 2011.  You can contact Charla Walker at cwalker@senecapros.org.

Anne E. Hart
Legal Assistant-Criminal Division

A Tiffin native, Ms. Hart began her employment with the Prosecutor’s Office in 1988.  After serving short terms as secretary in the Juvenile and Civil divisions, Ms. Hart has been a mainstay in the felony crimes division for most of her 25-year tenure.  You can contact Ms. Hart at ahart@senecapros.org

Amy J. Dunn
Legal Assistant-Civil Division

Mrs. Dunn joined the Prosecutor’s Office in June 1999, initially working in the Juvenile Division and transitioning to the Civil Division in February 2000. She currently assists Assistant Prosecutor Rhonda L. Best in the civil division.  Mrs. Dunn earned an Associates Degree in 1985 from the University of Toledo and studied Business at Tiffin University.  A resident of Wyandot County, she is married with 4 children.  You can contact Amy Dunn at adunn@senecapros.org

Jacqueline R. Gilmer
Legal Assistant-Criminal Division

Mrs. Gilmer joined the Prosecutors office in January 2013. She assists Angela Boes with the felony crimes docket. Mrs Gilmer graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Adminstration from Ashland Univeristy in 1991. She is originally from Ohio and also lived in Iowa and Georgia. mrs Gilmer came to the Prosecutors office with Home Management, Human Resources, and Customer Service experience. She is married with two sons. You can contact Jacqueline Glmer at jgilmer@senecapros.org.

Matthew C. Noftz
Secret Service Officer/Investigator

Mr. Noftz joined the County Prosecutor’s Office in February 2009 and is originally from New Riegel.  Mr. Noftz is a graduate of the Tiffin University Police Academy.  He has served as a deputy at the Seneca County Sheriff’s Department and as a patrol officer with the Fostoria Police Department, retiring at the rank of Sergeant.  He has received numerous commendations related to excellence of job performance, including Officer of the Year and an Award of Valor.  Mr. Noftz has also served as a K-9 handler, SWAT team commander, and D.A.R.E. instructor.  He has completed extensive hours of continuing education and law enforcement training certifications.

Victim Assistance Program:

 

Libra K. Martin
Victim Assistance Director

Ms. Martin joined the County Prosecutor’s staff as a victim advocate in July, 1997, became the Director of the Seneca County Victim Assistance Program in February, 2001,  and is originally from Fostoria.  Ms. Martin graduated from Terra State Community College with an Associates degree in Applied Science, majoring in Intervention, Advocacy, and Counseling in 1997 and is a registered social worker assistant.  Ms. Martin supervises four victim advocates assigned to various courts in Seneca County.  Besides overseeing staff, Ms. Martin and the other victim advocates employed through the office handle notification procedures for and calculate restitution payments owed to victims of crime, appear in court to provide victim input at hearings, and make referrals for various other victim services, such as professional counseling.  For more information about victim assistance or filing a reparations application for economic loss suffered as a result of a crime, contact Victim Assistance at its toll-free number (1-800-400-9900), its local number (419-448-5070), or the Ohio Court of Claims at its toll-free number (1-800-824-8263).

Lidia Lee
Coordinator

Lidia Lee joined the Seneca County Victim Assistance Program as Coordinator in April 2009, and is originally from Poland.  Ms. Lee graduated from Nicolaus Copernicus University, Faculty of Law and Administration, Poland in May of 2005 with a Bachelor Degree in Arts with a major in Legal Studies and from Brown Mackie College in May of 2008 with a Paralegal Associate of Applied Business.  Ms. Lee is assigned to work with felony crime victims at the Seneca County Common Pleas Court, assists with Protection Orders and is responsible for payments towards supervision fees. 

Anne U. Ardner
Victim Advocate

Ms. Ardner joined the County Prosecutor's staff as a victim advocate for the Seneca County Victim Assistance Program in October, 2007, and is originally from New Riegel.  Ms. Ardner has successfully completed the Ohio Attorney General's ADVANCE Academy Basic Advocacy Skills in Crime Victim Services Course.  Her primary area of responsibility as an advocate is in the Fostoria Municipal Court.  Ms. Ardner assists victims in misdemeanor cases as well as felony cases before bindovers to the Seneca, Hancock and Wood County Common Pleas Courts.

Peggy L. Gibson
Victim Advocate - Juvenile Delinquencies

Mrs. Gibson joined the County Prosecutor's staff as a  victim advocate in September of 2008, and is originally from Tiffin in Seneca County.  Mrs. Gibson graduated from Hazard Community College in Kentucky with an Associate in Applied Science, majoring in Office Administration in 1992.   Mrs. Gibson has previous legal experience with the law firm Woods & Banks in Kentucky. Her primary area of responsibility with the Seneca County Prosecutor's Office is handling juvenile delinquency cases in the Juvenile Court of Seneca County.

Faith McLaughlin
Victim Advocate

Mrs. McLaughlin joined the Prosecutor's staff as a victim advocate for the Seneca County Victim Assistance Program in October of 2010, and is originally from Tiffin.  Before joining the staff as a victim advocate, Mrs. McLaughlin worked in the Seneca County Victim Assistance Program as an office assistant since September of 2008 helping with various office duties.   As an advocate she is assigned to work with felony crime victims at the Seneca County Common Pleas Court and Tiffin Municipal Court and also assists with Civil Protection Orders.

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Victims
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