McLaughlin office staff photo

Venisa McLaughlin, third from left, worked for County Attorney Matt Mills, far right, from the time he took office six years ago until late April.

During her years as a prosecutor in the county attorney’s office, Venisa McLaughlin fought to protect abuse victims from their tormentors.

In the early morning hours of New Year’s Day, she herself allegedly became a victim of family violence.

Jeffrey McLaughlin

Jeffrey Bryan McLaughlin