Lindsay M. Gephardt is a Deputy County Attorney with Maricopa County Attorney’s Office located in Phoenix, Arizona. She is currently assigned to the Family Violence Bureau. Lindsay has been a prosecutor since 2012 and has practiced in multiple jurisdictions, including Kane County and Cook County in Illinois. Her prosecution experience includes general misdemeanors and felonies, to more focused areas of family violence and sex crimes.
Lindsay has conducted hours training for prosecutors throughout her career. She has instructed prosecutors on victim’s rights, opening cases, plea offers, and other various topics. In her tenure at Cook County, Lindsay trained all incoming prosecutors in the domestic violence division. From 2012 until 2016, she was an Adjunct-Professor at Chicago-Kent, teaching law students in a practical formatted course about fundamentals of the adjudicative process and evidentiary foundations. She was also a coach for the National Trial Advocacy Team mentoring law students about basics of trial advocacy, evidence presentation, and professionalism within the legal field.
While attending IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, Lindsay received numerous regional and national awards as a member of the National Trial Advocacy Team (currently ranked 5th nationally by U.S. News 2019), including a “Medal of Excellence in Trial Advocacy” from the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL) and Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA) in conjunction with the National Trial Competition. She previously attended Arizona State University and obtained a B.S. in Justice Studies and a minor in Sociology.