Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys

Kristen Tuohy

First Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

Kristen joined the Christian County Prosecutor’s Office in July 2012. Kristen received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from University of Missouri in 1999. She received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri School of Law in 2003. Prior to joining the Christian County Prosecutor’s Office, Kristen served as a Senior Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for the Greene County Prosecutor’s Office specializing in serious drug offenses. Kristen also worked as an Assistant Attorney General, an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney with the Newton County Prosecutor’s Office and as an Assistant Public Defender.

Janette Bleau

First Assistant Prosecuting Attorney


Janette joined the Christian County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office in January 2005. Janette is a 1991 graduate of Burge School of Nursing, a 1995 graduate of Southwest Baptist University and received her law degree from the University of Missouri School of Law – Kansas City in 1999. Prior to joining the Christian County Office, Janette was an associate with Smith, Montgomery and Associates where she represented persons in family and criminal law matters. Prior to Smith Montgomery she served as Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Greene County, Missouri in the Persons Unit with a focus on domestic violence.

Anna Bunch 

Senior Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

Anna joined the Christian County Prosecutor’s Office in November 2012. Anna received her undergraduate degree from University of Missouri majoring in Journalism and Political Science. She received her Juris Doctorate from University of Missouri School of Law in May of 2007. While in law school, she was selected as the recipient of the Hunvald Student Prize for Excellence in Criminal Justice. Prior to joining the Christian County Prosecutor’s Office, she worked for the Greene County Prosecutor’s Office where she prosecuted a variety of crimes including property crimes, crimes against persons, and served in the Warrant Unit reviewing the majority of cases that were received into the office and served as a liaison with law enforcement officers. Anna has also worked at the Missouri Attorney General’s office handling criminal appeals and motions for post-conviction relief. Currently, Anna handles the felony drug and weapons offenses. While employed at the office, Anna has attended training at the National Computer Forensics Institute (NCFI) and ChildFirst.

Shana Mora

Senior Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

Shana Mora joined the Christian County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office in December 2018. Shana received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Loyola Marymount University in 2009. She received her Juris Doctorate from DePaul University School of Law in 2012. Prior to joining the Christian County Prosecutor’s Office, Shana served as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for the Taney County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office where she prosecuted a variety of crimes including domestic assaults and sexual assaults.

Rachel Smith

Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

Rachel Smith joined the Christian County Prosecutor’s Office in 2020 as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. Rachel is a veteran prosecutor with over 25 years’ experience. Prior to starting as a prosecutor in 1993, Rachel worked for a general litigation firm as an associate. In 1993, Rachel Smith became an Assistant Circuit Attorney in St Louis and thereafter prosecuted every type of criminal case. In 1998, Rachel became a Special Prosecutor for the Missouri Attorney General traveling the State handling primarily capital murder and public corruption cases. In 2001, Rachel returned to the Circuit Attorney’s Office as a member of its Executive Team. She assisted in office administration, management of staff and attorneys, legislative matters, supervised the community and communications teams and oversaw special investigations and complex litigation. She is an Adjunct Professor and Clinical Co- Director for Washington University School of Law – Prosecution Clinic. She has served at the National Associations of Attorney General’s trial school as a trial skills’ instructor. She has instructed for the Missouri Police Chief’s Command College through Lincoln University on multiple topics. She has taught for several police departments and police academies. She has presented, taught and lectured for various programs for prosecutors and the Missouri Prosecuting Attorney’s Association State-wide prosecutor’s training courses.

Rachel has served on several statewide committees including the Supreme Court and Bar committees on Criminal Code Re-write and Criminal Justice Taskforce and the Missouri Prosecutor’s Legislative and Capitol Litigation committees. Rachel Smith chaired both the Missouri Prosecutors’ Best Practices Subcommittee on Special Victims from 2013 to 2015 and Best Practices Subcommittee on Ethics from 2015 to 2017.

Tim McDonald

Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

Tim McDonald joined the Christian County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office in March 2019. He grew up in Imperial, Missouri and attended St. Louis University and then the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Before joining the Christian County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, Mr. McDonald served as a Presidential Management Fellow, including a rotation as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney in Washington, D.C. He then moved back to Missouri and spent five years prosecuting violent crimes in the City of St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office. He also currently serves as a Judge Advocate in the Missouri Army National Guard.

Scottie Bowden

Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

Scottie Bowden joined the Christian County Prosecutor’s Office in August of 2019. Scottie was raised in Branson, Missouri, and attended College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, Missouri, where he received his bachelor’s degree in History in 2015. Scottie received his Juris Doctorate from Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, Kansas, in 2019. While in law school, Scottie interned with the Taney County Prosecutor’s Office in Forsyth, Missouri, and completed clinical work in immigration and family law at the Washburn Law Clinic.