Assistant District Attorney Julie McCollister
Mike O’Dell hired Julie McCollister as Assistant District Attorney in April 2007. She prosecutes Domestic Violence crimes and felony property crimes such as Burglaries, Thefts of Property, Receiving Stolen Property, Identity Thefts and Forgeries. She also prosecutes all types of cases in District Court, Traffic Court, and Juvenile Court. Julie graduated from the University of Alabama School of Law in 2001. She began her legal career with the law firm of Kellett and Kellett, P.C., in Fort Payne, and then went out on her own in private practice until April 2007. As an attorney in private practice, Julie entered appearances for clients in both civil and criminal actions in DeKalb, Cherokee, Jackson, and Marshall counties. She also served as prosecutor and public defender in several municipalities in DeKalb County. Julie earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Alabama in 1998. Julie was born in Fort Payne and graduated high school from Jefferson Davis High School in Montgomery. Julie and her family are active members of Liberty United Baptist Church in Aroney.