Ozark, MO – Christian County – Prosecuting Attorney Amy Fite announces that on Monday February 4, 2013 Joseph Flees joined the Prosecuting Attorney’s office as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. Joe received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from University of Missouri in 2002 and his Juris Doctorate from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law in 2008. Prior to joining the Christian County Prosecutor’s Office, Joe served as a Senior Trial Counsel for the United States Army Judge Advocate General’s Corp where he prosecuted violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Joe also served as Defense Counsel for the U.S. Army Trial Defense Service and as a Special Assistant United States Attorney for the Western District of Louisiana.
Mr. Flees in his current duties will carry a felony case load that will primarily include child pornography and sexually related cases. He was hired to fill a current vacancy in the office due to Assistant Prosecutor Donovan Dobbs transitioning to a part time position.
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