District Attorney

Danny Goodman Jr

Serving Dyer, Lake County | Tennessee

Upon completion of law school, General Danny Goodman, Jr. went to work for Stevens Law Firm and was later appointed Assistant District Attorney General in 2000 in the criminal division. He was elected General Sessions and Juvenile Judge for Lake County in 2002 where he served for 15 years before being appointed and later elected as the District Attorney General for the 29th Judicial District. When asked why he became a prosecutor, General Goodman explained, “I have always wanted to be in a position where I can help others and improve the community that I love. There is no better way to accomplish that goal than making the community safer for our citizens through prosecution of criminal offenses.”

News & Media Releases

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Danny H. Goodman, Jr.

District Attorney General

Karen Burns

Deputy District Attorney General
Dyer Co. Circuit Court

Tim Boxx

Assistant District Attorney General
Dyer County Circuit Court

Andrew Hayes

Assistant District Attorney General
Federal Court and Lake County Circuit Court

Lance Webb

Assistant District Attorney General
Lake Co. General Sessions Court

Renee McCain

Assistant District Attorney General
Dyer County General Sessions and Dyer/Lake Juvenile Court

Laura Clements

Assistant District Attorney General
Dyersburg Municipal Court and Newbern City Court

Matt Beaird

DUI Prosecutor

Stacey Hayes


Randi Winstead


Brandi Odle

Administrative Assistant

Tammy Tingler

Victim Witness Coordinator

Haley Brooks

Assistant Victim Witness Coordinator

Tyrenia Rainey

DUI Coordinator

Todd Thayer


Victim Services

WRAP (Wo/Men’s Resource and Rape Assistance Program)

WRAP’s mission is to prevent intimate partner violence, stop the transmission of violence to children, youth, and young adults, and build healthy relationships across the lifespan – from children to seniors – one relationship at a time.


Statewide Resources

Criminal Injuries Compensation

If you or someone you know is an innocent victim of a violent crime committed in the State of Tennessee, the Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund may be a financial resource for you.

TN Voices for Victims

Tennessee Voices For Victims (TVFV) works on behalf of victims of crime in Tennessee. We are a central agency that enables crime victims across the state to network with one another and journey toward healing.

Offender Lookup

VINE is the nation’s leading victim notification network. It allows survivors, victims of crime, and other concerned citizens to access timely and reliable information about offenders or criminal cases in U.S. jails and prisons.

TN Domestic Violence Hotline

The Statewide Domestic Violence Helpline is a referral and counseling helpline for victims of domestic violence. Counselors are available 24/7 to offer referrals and supportive listening, and help with safety planning.