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Wise County 
Commonwealth Attorney's Office

Ronald Elkins
Commonwealth Attorney
Wise County and City of Norton

"Dedicated to Law Enforcement"

PO Box 69
 Wise County Courthouse
Room 123
Wise, VA 24293
Phone 276-328-9406
Fax 276-328-5234

Hours:  Mon. through Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Adrian Collins
Assistant Commonwealth Attorney

Suzanne Kerney-Quillen
Assistant Commonwealth Attorney

Debra Icenhour
Assistant Commonwealth Attorney

Kenneth Lammers
Assistant Commonwealth Attorney

Office Staff

Ranessa Jessee,
Administrative Assistant

Ms. Jessee is a Wise County native.  She graduated from J. J. Kelly High School in 1987 and attended Clinch Valley College (now University of Virginia at Wise) from 1987 to 1989.  She has worked 13 years in a payroll and bookkeeping firm and one year for a local bank in human resources.  She is currently married and has one daughter.

Donna Lawson

Ms. Lawson graduated from Coeburn High School in 1977.  She attended Mountain Empire where she received her Associates Degree in Applied Science in Legal Assisting in 2001.  Ms. Lawson is married to Sgt. Louna Lawson of Wise County Sheriff's Office.  Mr. and Ms. Lawson have three children.  Her daughter attends UVA at Wise and her sons attend St. Paul High School.

Crystal Baker

Jessica Thacker

Vicky Wiandt
Director Victim/Witness Assistance Program

Vicky attended Cass Technical High School in Detroit where she graduated in 1970.  She later attended Mountain Empire Community College where she graduated Summa Cum Laude in 1990 with an AAS in Police Science.  Ms. Wiandt earned a Bachelor of Science Degree with Criminal Justice as her major and Social Work as her minor in 1992.  She is currently working on her Masters in Criminal Justice at Radford University and is expected to graduate in December of 2002.  Ms. Wiandt is  currently the Director of Wise County and the City of Norton's Victim/Witness Assistance Program.

Ms. Wiandt is married with two children.  She also serves as an Advisory Member for the Law Enforcement Curriculum for Wise County Voc/Tec School, Adjunct Professor in the Police Science Program at MECC, President of Delta Omega Gamma local chapter of the American Criminal Justice Association, Board Member of Wise County Domestic Violence Task Force, and as a Board Member in Communities Against Violence Effort.

Barbara Elkins
Assistant Director Victim/Witness Assistance Program

Ms. Elkins graduated from High School in 1956 and received a degree in 1958 in Business Administration.  She has worked as a Bookkeeper, Bank Teller, and as an Administrative Assistant.  Ms. Elkins is currently married with three children and six grandchildren.

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