Current Deputy District Attorneys

Cole Chase, DDA III

Cole has several degrees from the University of Iowa and its College of Law, where he participated in everything from varsity rowing and urban planning to serving on the Iowa Student Bar Executive Board. He has stayed just as busy during his time in Oregon, where he’s done work for the Klamath County Youth Peer Court, Klamath Falls Planning and Zoning Commission, and Klamath Community College.

Paul Bostwick, DDA I

Paul retired from US Navy in 2008 and turned his endeavors toward practicing law. He graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelors in Criminal Justice 2013, and went on to receive his JD from UO Law in 2017.

Amy Cook, DDA I

Amy graduated from Oregon State University in 2006 with a degree in Political Science. She graduated from Willamette University College of Law in 2011. Amy worked in private practice in Corvallis before becoming the law clerk for Klamath County Circuit Court. She returned to Corvallis where she was a municipal prosecutor, and is now back in Klamath County as a DDA I.

Janae Bly, DDA III

Janae graduated from Portland State University in 2008 with a Bachelors's in Criminology and Criminal Justice. She graduated from the University of Oregon School of Law in 2014. Janae has worked in several counties in Oregon primarily in criminal and juvenile law until 2019. She worked in Alaska as a prosecutor from late 2019 until 2021. Now she is back in Oregon as a DDA III for Klamath County.

Justin Wright, DDA III

Justin received his undergraduate degree from Ohio University in 2002, and his Juris Doctor from the Thomas M. Cooley School of Law in Lansing, Michigan, in 2005.  Justin started his career in Ohio, having worked in private practice for the last 14 years, with a primary focus on litigation.  Justin has experience as general counsel in the education sector, and has been legal counsel, and served as a board member of several non-profit organizations. 

 In his spare time, Justin enjoys kayaking, day hiking, and exploring national parks as much as possible.      

Joshua Gambill, DDA I

Joshua is a fifth-generation Oregonian.  He graduated from the University of Oregon in 2010 with a degree in History, minoring in Rhetoric and Theatre Arts.  He earned his JD from the University of Oregon School of Law in 2018.