Career Excursion: New Albany Courthouse
Date: Friday, March 15, 2019
Departure Time: 9:30 a.m.
Return Time: 3:30 p.m.
Departure Location: IU Southeast, McCullough (clock) Plaza
10 – 11 a.m.: New Albany Police Chief Todd Bailey
11 a.m. – Noon: Floyd County Prosecutor Keith Henderson
Noon – 1 p.m.: Lunch at Wick's Pizza (provided)
1 – 2 p.m.: Floyd County Circuit Court with Judge Terrance Cody
2 – 3 p.m.: Defense Attorney Jennifer Culotta
3 – 3:30 p.m.: Return to IU Southeast
Have you wondered how Law and Order actually work? Join us for an excursion to the departments that are responsible. We will start with the Police Department, then to the Prosecutor, Circuit Court with Judge Cody and finally end with a Defense Attorney.
The Floyd Circuit Court has exclusive jurisdiction in Floyd County overall probate/estate, trust, and juvenile cases.
The Floyd County Prosecutor is charged with the responsibility of representing the State of Indiana in all felony and misdemeanor criminal prosecutions resulting from criminal activity within Floyd County, Indiana. Juvenile violations, all traffic offenses, and other infraction violations of state law within Floyd County are handled by this office. In addition, the Office of the Floyd County Prosecutor is responsible for enforcing certain child support court orders through its Title IV-D Child Support Division.
Chief Todd Bailey has been with the New Albany Police Department for nearly 22 years. Prior to the NAPD Bailey served on the Pennington County Sheriff’s Department in Rapid City, South Dakota and has 28 years of law enforcement service. A two time Chief of Police serving in 2010-2011 and since 2014. Chief Bailey has served as a detective, crime prevention officer, shift commander and holds the merit rank of Captain. Bailey has a degree in Human Resource Management.
Ms. Culotta’s practice focuses on criminal defense, business crimes, civil rights, and internal investigations. She has extensive trial and courtroom experience defending the rights of individuals charged with criminal offenses in both State and Federal courts. In over three decades as a litigator, she has tried hundreds of jury trials, from both sides of the aisle. Currently, she defends the rights of individuals at their lowest point whether accused of the worst crimes (from murder to child molestation) or facing an insurmountable fight against the government.