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Mischa Hepner

Maricopa County Attorney's Office

Mischa Hepner has been with MCAO for almost 6 years. Before that she was a prosecutor at Pinal County for 5 years. Mischa has been handling dangerous and complex cases for more than 10 years. Mischa worked with crime victims for just over 3 years at the Arizona Voice for Crime Victims (AVCV) where she provided pro bono representation to sex crimes victims and homicide next of kin. At AVCV she litigated constitutional and statutory issues including privacy rights, restitution, safety issues, notice, and the rights to be present and heard. She successfully litigated evidentiary disclosure issues including the landmark Ninth Circuit case, Kenna v. USDC, guaranteeing the right of federal crime victims to be heard at sentencing. Mischa was the recipient of the 2019 MCAO Victims' Bill of Rights Award.