New District Attorney For District 19

October 10th

Emily Redman Selected As New District Attorney For Bryan, Atoka, and Coal Counties October 10, 2005--Governor Brad Henry announced Friday afternoon that he has selected Emily Redman as the new District Attorney for Bryan, Atoka, and Coal Counties. Redman succeeds Mark Campbell who was recently appointed District Judge.

Redman joined the District Attorney's Office in 1992 as a law clerk while a student at the University of Oklahoma School of Law and immediately upon graduation became an Assistant District Attorney. Most recently, Redman served as First Assistant District Attorney, and upon the departure of Mark Campbell, became Acting District Attorney.

During her career, Redman has prosecuted a wide range of cases, with a special emphasis on crimes against children. She is also active in her church and community serving on several boards and committees.

"During her career, Emily Redman has proven to be a tough and effective state prosecutor and a valuable public servant," said Governor Henry. " I have great confidence in her abilities and appreciate her willingness to serve the state of Oklahoma."

Redman stated, "I am honored that Governor Henry has placed his trust in me. I appreciate the opportunity he has given me to serve the people of Bryan, Atoka, and Coal Counties in the capacity of District Attorney."

Redman has lived most of her life in Durant, graduating from Durant Public Schools, Southeastern Oklahoma State University and the University of Oklahoma School of Law. She currently resides in Durant with her husband John Redman, a Rural Development Specialist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and their two sons, A.J. age 3 and Walker age 19 months.

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