Meet the DA Staff

 Ryan Dobo
Ryan J. Dobo
First 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.

 
 

 

 
 
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.

   

 
 Christine Chavez
Christine Chavez
Assistant District Attorney

Christine joined the staff at the District Attorney’s Office in March of 2017.  Christine was born and raised in El Paso, Texas and lived there before moving east for law school.  Christine graduated from the University of Texas El Paso in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a minor in Sociology. She then went on to earn her law degree in 2015 from Roger Williams Law School in Bristol, Rhode Island.  In July of 2016, Christine was admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania following her successful completion of the Pennsylvania bar exam.

Christine is responsible for the appeals section of the office.  Christine also carries a full case load and is assigned to prosecute various misdemeanor and felony offenses.   Christine is also fluent in Spanish.

Christine is driven, passionate, and dedicated to serving Clearfield’s community as a member of the District Attorney’s Office.

 

 

 

Warren-B.-Mikesell,-III

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.