Meet the DA Staff

Ben Baker

Ben Baker
Assistant District Attorney

Ben joined the Clearfield County District Attorney’s Office in August 2015. He is responsible for prosecuting felonies including burglary, robbery, criminal trespass, aggravated assault, felony thefts, and felony drug offenses. In addition, he represents the Commonwealth at preliminary hearings, juvenile cases, and summary appeals.

Ben received his Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Religious Studies and Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies from the Pennsylvania State University in 2011. He earned his law degree from the Pennsylvania State University, the Dickinson School of Law in May 2015. As a law student, Ben competed in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition and served as the Vice President of Recruitment for the school’s Moot Court Board. At graduation, he was selected by the faculty for induction into the Order of Barristers honor society in recognition of his accomplishments in moot court competition. 

 

 
 

 

 
 
Jendi Schwab

 

Jendi N. Schwab
Assistant District Attorney

Jendi joined the Clearfield County District Attorney’s Office in May of 2016. She prosecutes criminal cases involving various offenses, including driving under the influence, theft, and indirect criminal contempt. Jendi also represents the Commonwealth at preliminary hearings, motions court, ARD court, and sentencing court. Additionally, she participates on the Child Advocacy Center of Clearfield County’s Multidisciplinary Investigative Team on behalf of the District Attorney’s Office.

Jendi graduated from Washington and Jefferson College in 2010, where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in English, with minors in Sociology and Gender and Women’s Studies. She went on to receive her law degree from the Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law in 2013. Born and raised in Clearfield County, Jendi returned to the area after law school. Before joining our team, she worked in private practice for two years, focusing on criminal defense and juvenile dependency.

   

 
Ryan Dobo
Ryan J. Dobo
Assistant District Attorney

Ryan joined the Clearfield County District Attorney’s Office in December 2014. Ryan prosecutes both adult and juvenile cases involving various offenses, including driving under the influence, theft, and assault. Ryan also represents the Commonwealth at preliminary hearings and summary appeals. 

Ryan obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History from the Pennsylvania State University in 2009 and went on to receive his law degree from the Widener University School of Law in Harrisburg, PA, in May 2014. Ryan is an avid golfer and a lifelong resident of Clearfield County having resided in Boggs Township his entire life.

 

 

 

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Warren B. Mikesell, III
Assistant District Attorney 

Warren is a lifelong resident of Clearfield County. Upon high school graduation, Warren enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served from 1977 through 1985. Warren graduated with honors from Grove City College in 1988 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration and Economics. Warren earned his law degree from the Dickinson School of Law. As a law student, Warren served as a Legislative Legal Intern for the Honorable Senator Robert Jubelirer, President Pro Tempore of the Pennsylvania Senate from May 1989 to June 1991.

After earning his law degree, Warren joined the law firm of Mikesell & Mikesell. Warren has served as an Assistant District Attorney under the Honorable Fredric J. Ammerman from 1992 through 1994 and again under the Honorable Paul E. Cherry from March 2003 until January 2004. Warren has further served Clearfield County as a part-time public defender. Warren re-joined the team of prosecutors at the District Attorney’s Office in November 2006. Warren is responsible for felony and misdemeanor trials. Warren conducts preliminary hearings for the Commonwealth and drafts appellate court briefs.