Mayor Jackson Swears-In Kimberly G. Barnett-Mills as Interim Chief Assistant Prosecutor

Monday, June 22, 2015

CLEVELAND – Today, Mayor Frank G. Jackson administered the Oath of Office to Kimberly G. Barnett-Mills, who will serve as the city’s new Interim Chief Assistant Prosecutor. This position acts on behalf of the Director of Law in the Municipal Court and supervises all city Assistant Prosecutors.

Ms. Barnett-Mills began her legal career as a clerk for the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court’s Child Custody Mediation project while attending law school at Cleveland Marshall College of Law. Her commitment to the indigent community prompted her to become an attorney with The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland in 2002. At Legal Aid she assisted indigent clients with their defenses in criminal cases in the Cleveland Municipal Court. She provided criminal defense for indigent clients as an Assistant Cuyahoga County Public Defender.

In 2006, Ms. Barnett-Mills was appointed First Assistant Prosecutor in the City’s Prosecutor’s Office. Ms. Barnett-Mills is a graduate of Baldwin-Wallace University.