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Statewide Recognition for County Prosecutor Barker

August 07
07:31 2014

The Coconino County Attorney’s Office is pleased to announce that one its felony prosecutors has received statewide recognition.

Ammon BarkerDeputy County Attorney Ammon Barker was awarded Prosecutor of the Year for Rural Counties by the Arizona Prosecuting Attorneys’ Advisory Council on July 31st at the annual conference in Tucson. Barker competed against numerous other worthy candidates from other County Attorney Offices, but prevailed as a result of his exceptional year in obtaining jury verdicts in several major criminal cases.

Ammon had a stellar year in the courtroom and we are very proud of him.” – David Rozema/County Attorney.

Barker arrived in Coconino County less than four years ago through the office’s recruitment program, with dreams of trying the most violent offenders. During the last year, his dream became reality as he successfully tried several high-profile murder cases.

Additional APAAC award recipients from the County Attorney’s Office include Chief Deputy County Attorney Michael Lessler, who received the Prosecutor Lifetime Achievement award in 2006, and former Senior Trial Attorney Jonathan Mosher, who received the Prosecutor of the Year award in 2011.

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