The City of Topeka has hired LeTiffany Obozele as the Chief of Prosecution. Obozele has eight years of experience practicing law in the State of Kansas as a public-service minded attorney, serving both as a prosecutor and civil litigator. Most recently Obozele worked as an Assistant District Attorney for the Douglas County District Attorney Charles Branson.
“The City of Topeka is excited to welcome LeTIffany to be the Chief of Prosecution. Her knowledge and experience working in Kansas as a prosecutor and in the Kansas Attorney Generals Office will give the City a strong foundation in the Prosecution Department,” said City Manager Brent Trout.
Obozele has eight years of experience practicing law. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and sociology from Emory University in May 2007. She earned her juris doctor from Washburn University School of Law in May 2012.
“I am excited and grateful for the City of Topeka for selecting me to serve as the next Chief of Prosecution. I am looking forward to the opportunity to continue in public service and hit the ground running with the City of Topeka, Legal Department and Prosecution with my wonderful staff and all those that come into contact with our Department and the Court. I am enjoying learning all that this Department does for and with the City,” said Obozele.
Obozele has previously worked as an Assistant District Attorney in Sedgwick County and Douglas County. She also worked as an Assistant Attorney General for the Office of the Kansas Attorney General as a post-commitment focused civil litigator. Obozele has been an Adjunct Professor and Trial Team Coach at Washburn Law School since December 2015.
Obozele began work on September 8th and is earning a salary of $90,000.