Janice Steidley for DA
As the campaign closes, Janice Steidley
has focused on the issues.
entered this race because we need a positive change in the DA's
am so humbled that so many people have recognized the same problems that I've seen and are supporting my bid for positive change."
has earned the endorsement of law enforcement organizations in all three counties of the 12th District with her
focus on solutions.
Here are some of the issues that have caused so many individuals to support Janice Steidley
for District Attorney
believes taxpayers deserve the best defense.
• In Craig County, a 210-pound man bounced and shook his
two-month-old son until he
turned blue and his
brain began bleeding.
The man confessed, saying that he
needed help and realized he
could have killed the baby.
was jailed on $100,000 bond but released in a few days after the DA's
office agreed to lower the bond to $15,000.
could have received a life sentence.
cut a deal with the DA
for a five-year deferred sentence-meaning he'll emerge with a clean record. (Case #CF-09-227).
recognizes that the DA's
office must handle a wide variety of critical tasks effectively and efficiently.
We need a DA
who gets the job done right instead of making excuses.
We need better management.
We need someone with a broad range of experience.
We need Janice Steidley
Please vote July 27.
, candidate for District Attorney
, has earned the endorsement of the Pryor Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 116 Bargaining Unit.
Click here to read the Pryor Endorsement.
Voters are invited to learn more about Janice
at two Meet and Greet events.
Friday, July 9, from 4:30 to 6:30 pm, voters are invited to visit with Janice
at the Law Office of Kimberly Appelman and Brandy O'Brian at 2170 N. Old Hwy 66, Catoosa (caddy corner from Reasors).
will speak at 5:30 pm.
has received endorsements from the Claremore Fraternal Order of Police and the Vinita Fraternal Order of Police.
Janice Steidley has a broad range of experience as a prosecutor, drug court coordinator, attorney in private practice, college teacher, mother of three and school volunteer.
proven management and organizational abilities have earned the endorsement of law enforcement officials and other citizens.
"I'm humbled by all the support I have received," Janice
"It shows that there really is a need for a positive change in the District Attorney's office."
See the endorsement page for the complete text of both endorsements and other people who have endorsed Janice Steidley
Janice Steidley is seeking the Democratic nomination for District Attorney in the 12th Judicial District, saying the office must provide better and more efficient service to the people of Rogers, Mayes and Craig counties.
Janice has experience as a prosecutor, drug court coordinator, attorney in private practice, college teacher, mother of three and school volunteer.
The Steidley family's roots go back four generations in Rogers County.
"It is time for a positive change," Janice
said in announcing her
"Solving the problems means breaking with the past."
Janice says she will be a working prosecutor with her own docket of court cases, automatically adding a prosecutor to the District Attorney's office.
That will allow cases to be handled more promptly.
"My motto is, 'Get it done'," she
As District Attorney Janice says she will:
, 39, is a cum laude graduate of the Oklahoma City University School of Law
, where she
husband Larry during her
They returned to his home town of Claremore, where she joined the District Attorney's office in 1999, handling misdemeanors, felonies and juvenile cases in Rogers County,
In April 2003, she
husband formed the Steidley Law Firm
in Claremore, where she
handles criminal defense, deprived and delinquent juvenile cases and guardian ad litem appointments to domestic and guardianship cases.
She has been Drug Court Coordinator for Mayes and Craig counties since 2003.
The court works to rehabilitate certain offenders through intense treatment and supervision.
She also has served as a part-time adjunct professor at both Rogers State University and Northeastern State University, teaching courses in Torts and Litigation, Criminal Law II and Criminal Evidence.
The Steidley family includes children Nathaniel, 10; Matthew, 6, and Emily, 4.
They reside in Verdigris and the children attend Verdigris Schools, where she is an active volunteer.
She is a member of St. Cecilia Catholic Church.
"As a mother and a property owner, I
want safe neighborhoods and effective use of our tax dollars.
As your District Attorney
will get the job done right," she
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