Staff Information

Staff Information

William J. Vailliencourt, Jr.William J. Vailliencourt Jr. portrait
Prosecuting Attorney
J.D., cum laude, Washington & Lee University School of Law (1986)
B.A., University of Michigan (1983)
 
Bill has served as Livingston County Prosecutor since January, 2013. Prior to his election, Bill had been an Assistant Prosecutor in Livingston County since 1995. Bill previously worked as an Assistant Prosecutor in Oakland County and worked in private civil practice. For thirteen years, Bill also volunteered as a reserve police officer. Bill is an experienced trial attorney and appellate practitioner who has argued numerous cases in the Michigan Supreme Court and Court of Appeals.
 
Bill currently serves as the Vice President of the Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan (PAAM) and is chair of its Justice Initiative, Ethics, and Best Practices Committee. He is a frequent instructor for prosecutors, police officers, judges, and defense attorneys on trial advocacy, search and seizure, sentencing, and other criminal law and procedure issues.
 
Bill is a past President of the Livingston County Bar Association and currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of LACASA, Livingston County’s domestic violence and sexual assault crisis center.
 
Pamela J. Maas
Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
J.D., Wayne State University (1987)
B.A., University of Michigan (1984)
 
Pam joined the Livingston County Prosecutor’s Office in 1997 after serving for ten years as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for Oakland County where she headed the Child Sexual Assault Unit.  Pam prosecutes cases ranging from homicide to sexual assault and the abuse of children. She helped establish the Care Project, which coordinates the investigation of child abuse cases in Livingston County. Pam has served on many statewide task forces involving sexual assault and child abuse and is a frequent lecturer on the investigation and prosecution of child sexual assault cases.
 
Allison Bars
Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
J.D., Wayne State University (2014)
B.A., Oakland University (2009)
 
Allison joined the office in October of 2016 after serving as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Wayne County after her graduation from law school.
 
Marilyn Bradford
Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
J.D., magna cum laude, Thomas M. Cooley Law School (1991)
B.S., cum laude, Northern Michigan University (1978)
 
Marilyn has worked as a prosecutor since 1991, primarily handling juvenile delinquency cases and child protective proceedings. She is involved in many organizations involving child and family issues. In addition, Marilyn teaches trial advocacy at Cooley Law School in Lansing. Before becoming a prosecutor, Marilyn taught in the public schools
 
Angela M. DelVero
Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
J.D., magna cum laude, Michigan State University - Detroit College of Law, (2002)
B.A., The University of Michigan (1999)
 
 
Starting as an assistant prosecutor in March, 2003, Angela previously worked in the office as a PAAM intern while in law school.  Upon graduation from law school, Angela clerked for 47th District Court Judge Marla E. Parker. Angela has been deeply involved in Livingston County’s Adult Drug Court and the Intensive Treatment Court that supervises mentally ill offenders as well
as volunteering extensively for the Connection Youth Services. Angela previously served as
President of the Livingston County Bar Association.
 
Scott Ehlfeldt
Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
J.D., cum laude, Michigan State University- Detroit College of Law (2001)
B.A. cum laude, Western Michigan University (1998)
 
Scott was an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Wayne County from 2001 to 2012, where he was a Senior Attorney in the Elder Abuse Unit. He also prosecuted cases, including numerous homicides, in various other units including the Domestic Violence Unit, Felony Trials, and Special Assignments. He joined the Livingston County Prosecutor’s Office in January of 2013.

Kimberly Morrison

Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School (2008)
B.S., Eastern Michigan University (2004)

Kim received her law degree with a litigation concentration.  After working as a research attorney for the Livingston County Circuit Court, Kim was in private practice with a focus on criminal, juvenile, and abuse/neglect cases. Kim joined the Prosecutor's Office in June of 2016.

Anthony Paruk
Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School (1983)
B.G.S., University of Michigan (1978)
 
Since 1989, Tony has served as the Family Support prosecutor and is responsible for obtaining paternity establishment and child support orders. Tony sat on the State Friend of the Court Advisory Committee from 2001 to 2007 and is a member and past chair of the Legislative Committee of the Child Support Forum, an association of Family Support prosecutors throughout Michigan. Tony previously served as Deputy Friend of the Court for Livingston County from 1987 to 1988 and has lectured on family support issues for the Michigan Judicial Institute.
 
Daniel W. Rose
Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
J.D., George Washington University (1987)
B.A., University of Michigan - Flint (1984)
 
Dan worked as an assistant prosecutor for Livingston County from 1988 through 1997 when he left to be Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Leelanau County. Dan returned to the office in January 2005. In 2007, Dan was awarded the Lifesaver Award by the Michigan Mothers Against Drunk Driving. The Lifesaver Award recognizes outstanding efforts by individuals who embrace MADD's mission to help eliminate drunk driving and support victims.
 
Shawn M. Ryan
Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
J.D., DePaul University College of Law (1995)
B.A., with distinction, University of Michigan (1992)
 
Shawn joined the office in January, 2003. She spent almost four years with the Oakland County Prosecutor’s Office and prosecuted felony domestic violence cases in their Domestic Violence Unit. Shawn previously worked as Agency Counsel for the U.S. Customs Service in San Francisco, as well as General Counsel for a privately held business.

Michael Taylor
Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
J.D., magna cum laude, Western Michigan University – Thomas M. Cooley Law School (2015)
B.S., cum laude, Eastern Michigan University (2011)

Mike received his law degree with a litigation concentration.  He achieved a number of high honors during law school, including participation in the National Mock Trial Competition and certificates of merit in Criminal Law, Pretrial Skills, Trial Skills, and Advanced Research and Writing.  Prior to attending college, Mike served five years in the United States Marine Corps as an Infantry Squad Leader. Mike joined the Prosecutor's Office in July of 2015.

William M. Worden
J.D., Detroit College of Law (1986)
B.A., Wayne State University (1977)

Before joining the Livingston County Prosecutor’s Office in 2013, Bill specialized in appeals as a Senior Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for Eaton County (1988-2013) and has argued numerous times before the Michigan Supreme Court. Bill also worked in private practice (1986-1987), and as a Lapeer County Circuit Court law clerk (1982-1986). Bill is a regular presenter on various topics to Michigan’s appellate prosecutors as well as serving as faculty for Appellate Advocacy seminars at the National District Attorney Association’s National Advocacy Center, in Columbia, South Carolina. Bill is a member of the Amicus Committee of the Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan, and he has written and filed a dozen amicus briefs in the Michigan Supreme Court. Since 2008, Bill has also served as a Special Assistant Attorney General, representing the State of Michigan in federal court challenges to state convictions. Bill has authored legal articles for the Michigan Criminal Law Annual Journal on evidentiary issues involving prior acts and computer-generated visual evidence. Bill is listed among the Panel of Critical Readers for Garner’s Modern American Usage, Third Edition, Oxford University Press (2009).