Deputy Prosecutors

Chris B. Lane,  Chief Deputy Prosecutor

Floyd County Chief Deputy Prosecutor 2016-Present

Admitted to practice: 2005- Indiana, 2003- Kentucky

Capital University Law School, J.D., 2003, cum laude

University of Louisville, M.S. in Social Work, 1997

Indiana University Southeast, B.A. in Psychology/Communications, 1995

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Matthew E. Ely, Deputy Prosecutor

Floyd County Deputy Prosecutor 2003-Present

Admitted to practice: 2003- Indiana

University of Toledo College of Law, J.D., 2003

Indiana University Bloomington, B.A. in History, and B.A. in Political Science, 1997

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Jerome F. Jacobi, Deputy Prosecutor

Floyd County Deputy Prosecutor 2016-Present

Admitted to practice: 1979- Indiana

University of Dayton School of Law, J.D., 1979

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Justin B. Brown, Deputy Prosecutor

Floyd County Deputy Prosecutor 2017-Present

Indiana Department of Child Services: 2016-2017

Jones Ward, PLC: 2015-2016

Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP: 2014-2015

Admitted to practice: 2015- Indiana, 2014- Kentucky

University Of Louisville – Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, J.D., 2014, cum laude

Western Kentucky University, B.A. in History, 2008, cum laude

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Evan C. Bardach, Deputy Prosecutor

Floyd County Deputy Prosecutor 2019-Present

Crawford County Chief Deputy Prosecutor 2015-2019

Admitted to practice: 2013- Indiana

Indiana University McKinney School of Law, J.D., 2013

Indiana University, B.S. in Public Affairs/Business, 2010

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  • Prosecutor’s Victim Assistance Coordinator

    A victim of crime in connection with criminal charges filed by this office may be eligible to receive assistance from our Victim's Assistance Coordinator.

    The Victim’s Assistance Coordinator provides information for victims through interactions with law enforcement, prosecutors and during court proceedings; by providing support and guidance to victims and their families; by informing victims of their rights; and by advising victims and/or their families of case developments and any upcoming trial court or hearing dates.