Prosecuting Attorney – prosecutes habitual criminals and murder cases in Circuit, Superior I and II
Mr. Shipman became the elected Prosecuting Attorney of Wayne County in 2005. He has served as a deputy or chief deputy prosecutor since 1997. He prosecutes habitual offender (non-driving) felony cases as well as murder cases. During his career he has served as special prosecutor in six other Indiana counties. In 1993 he graduated from Indiana State University with a B.S. degree in Criminology. In 1996, he graduated from Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis. He is a founding member of JACY (Justice and Advocacy Center for Youth) a forensic interviewing facility for children who have been abused. He is also a member of the Indiana Prosecuting Attorney Council’s Capital Litigation Committee, Child Fatality Review Team and other committees. Outside of the office he enjoys cycling, running and outdoor activities with his family.
Chief Deputy – assigned to Wayne Superior Court II
Mr. Hoelscher began his service as a Deputy Prosecutor in May of 2005, and since January of 2011, has served as Chief Deputy Prosecutor. His duties include felony prosecutions of all types, primarily in Wayne Superior Court No. 2, as well as various administrative and oversight functions for the Office. Mr. Hoelscher has previously served Wayne County as Judge of Wayne Superior Court No. 3 for over fourteen (14) years and previously as a Deputy and Chief Deputy Prosecutor for eight (8) years. After graduating from Richmond Senior High School, Mr. Hoelscher obtained his undergraduate degree from Ball State University and his law degree from the University of Dayton School of Law. Mr. Hoelscher is a member of the Advisory Board of the JACY House and belongs to several professional organizations. Outside of the Office Mr. Hoelscher enjoys cycling, walking, and camping. Mr. Hoelscher is married and lives in Centerville where he is a member and Elder of the Centerville Christian Church.
Deputy Prosecutor – assigned to Superior Court I
Mr. Dean joined the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office in July, 2013, and is currently assigned to Wayne Superior Court 1. He prosecutes all levels of felonies filed in that court. He graduated from the University of Dayton Law School in 1999. He worked in private practice with Steve Gray in Indianapolis from 2010 to 2011. He then joined the Wayne County Public Defender’s Office and worked there until June, 2013. Mr. Dean is on the editorial board for Criminal Justice, an American Bar Association publication. He is also a co-chairman of the ABA’s “Young Lawyers” committee. He is married and enjoys spending time at the gym outside of the office.
David (Lonnie) McClintock
Deputy Prosecutor – assigned to Wayne Superior Court III
A recipient of the 2005 Indiana Governor’s Council award for Outstanding Prosecutor on Impaired & Dangerous Driving cases, Mr. McClintock has served as a deputy prosecutor in Wayne Superior Court III for 18 years. His main responsibilities include prosecuting all traffic and misdemeanor cases, such as Operating While Intoxicated, Domestic Battery, Possession of Marijuana, Conversion, and Habitual Traffic Violator cases. He graduated from Hagerstown Jr./Sr. High School in 1987, from Wabash College in 1991, and from Indiana University School of Law in 1994. He also served as a Member of the OWI Mentor Program for Prosecutors for over 3 years. He has sought a balance to his professional pursuits with family life, sports, Bible studies, Sudoku, and P90X.
Andrew (A.J.) Bryson
Deputy Prosecutor – assigned to Wayne Superior Court III
Mr. Bryson joined the Prosecuting Attorney’s staff in July of 2013. He is a deputy prosecutor in Superior Court No. 3 and prosecutes infraction, juvenile, misdemeanor, and felony cases. Mr. Bryson graduated from Union County High School in Liberty and Valparaiso Law School in 2011. After graduating from law school, Mr. Bryson worked at the Connersville law firm of Baker & Bodwell before joining the Prosecutor’s Office.
Deputy Prosecutor – assigned to Circuit Court
Ms. Lahrman joined the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office in 2011. She graduated summa cum laude from Georgetown College, Georgetown, Kentucky, in 1999 with a B.A. degree in Political Science and graduated from the Indiana University School of Law-Bloomington in 2003. Following graduation, April worked in private practice before focusing on criminal law, joining the Wayne County Public Defender’s Office in 2009. Assigned to the Wayne County Circuit Court as Deputy Prosecutor, she handles all levels of Felony cases filed in that Court. She is a member of the Wayne County Bar Association, formerly serving as Secretary, as well as a member of the Wayne County Community Corrections Committee. Ms. Lahrman is married with a young son.
Deputy Prosecutor – assigned to Circuit Court, Superior I & II
Ms. Lane has been a deputy prosecuting attorney with the Child Support Division of the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office since 2004. In her capacity as deputy prosecuting attorney, she is assigned to the Wayne County IV-D Court, where she prosecutes civil actions to establish, modify, and enforce child support obligations and establish paternity. Prior to her current position, she served as associate attorney at Gardner, Sayre & Weikart for three years, and as an Equal Justice Fellow at Indiana Legal Services for two years. Ms. Lane graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1994 with a B.A. in English, and she received her law degree from Indiana University-Bloomington in 1998. She is a member of the Wayne County Bar Associate and attends the Hagerstown First United Methodist Church.