Key Staff Members
Seán M. McCormack, District Attorney
He joined the office in March of 2020. Seán brings a wealth of experience to the office after serving in the Dauphin County District Attorney’s Office for 30 years. While in Dauphin County, Seán served as the Chief of the Child Abuse Prosecution Unit for close to 25 years. He received his Associates Degree from Delaware County Community College, B.A. from Villanova University and his J.D. from Widener University School of Law. He was the recipient of the 2019 Leroy Zimmerman Outstanding Dauphin County Prosecutor of the Year Award, the 2010 Outstanding Victim Service Award, the 2008 Children’s Resource Center Joseph Allegrini Children’s Hero Award, and the 1998 Samuel A. Yeagley, Jr., Memorial Award for his work in the area of child abuse prosecutions. He also appeared on the ID Discovery Channel series- The Coroner: I Speak for the Dead. He served in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard for 21 years holding the rank of major when he retired in 2007. Seán currently serves as the Chair of the Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association’s Child Abuse Coalition. He is the community prosecutor for East Pennsboro Township, New Cumberland, and Shiremanstown Police Departments.
Daniel J. Sodus, Chief Deputy District Attorney
Dan is Chief of Specialty Courts. Dan joined the District Attorney’s Office in 2000 when he came from the York County Public Defender’s Office. Prior to that, Dan was in private practice in Carlisle. As Chief of Specialty Courts, Dan handles all cases that proceed through Accelerated Rehabilitative Distribution (ARD) Court, Opioid Intervention Court (OIC), Together Optimizing Mental Health Solutions (TOMS) Court, Drug Treatment Court, Central Court, Intermediate Punishment Court, and Electronic Monitoring Court. Additionally, Dan is responsible for prosecutions in cases that arise from within the State Correctional Institution at Camp Hill.
Courtney Hair-LaRue, Chief Deputy District Attorney
Courtney is Chief of the Appellate/Grand Jury Division. Courtney joined the office as a full time Assistant District Attorney in 2016 after working as an Assistant District Attorney in both Lebanon and Adams Counties. She earned her undergraduate degree from Franklin & Marshall College and her law degree from Widener University School of Law. Courtney is the community prosecutor for the Pennsylvania State Police and for the Mt. Holly Springs Borough Police Department.
Glenn A. Parno, Senior Assistant District Attorney
Glenn joined the District Attorney’s office in 2020 after prosecuting crimes for over 20 years at the state and county level. He graduated cum laude from Ursinus College and received his law degree from the Temple University School of Law. Glenn is the community prosecutor for Lower Allen Township and is responsible for all Juvenile Prosecutions.
Kimberly Metzger, Senior Assistant District Attorney
Kimberly joined the District Attorney’s Office in June of 2018. She began her career as a prosecutor in Monroe County, Pennsylvania in August 2012. Kimberly uses her talents to prosecute serious felony cases. Kimberly is a graduate of Villanova University School of Law (2011) and earned her Bachelor’s degree from the SUNY at Buffalo in Political Science and Spanish (2008). Originally from Buffalo, New York, she is a lifelong fan of the Buffalo Bills. Kimberly is the community prosecutor for Mechanicsburg Borough and Upper Allen Township Police Departments, and she assists in Central Court.
Lauren Perchinski, Senior Assistant District Attorney
Lauren joined the District Attorney's Office in 2018. She was the lead prosecutor for all Juvenile Prosecutions. In May 2020, she transitioned into the Special Victims’ Prosecutor prosecuting sexual assault crimes and crimes against children. As part of this role, she serves on the Multi-Disciplinary Investigative Team.
Nichole Vito, Senior Assistant District Attorney
Nichole joined the District Attorney’s Office in 2018 after working as an Assistant District Attorney in both Franklin and Dauphin Counties. Nichole assists in Drug Treatment Court and Opioid Intervention Court. She is the community prosecutor for Carlisle Borough and Dickinson College Police Departments.
Daniel Tarvin, Senior Assistant District Attorney
Dan joined the District Attorney’s Office in 2019 after working for five years at the State Attorney’s Office in Miami, FL. Dan is the community prosecutor for Camp Hill Borough and West Shore Regional Police Departments. In addition to handling trial cases, Dan is assigned to the Cumberland County Drug Task Force and also handles asset forfeiture matters for the office. Dan grew up in Cumberland County and is a proud alumnus of Cumberland Valley High School (2006), Penn State University (2010), and George Washington University Law School (2014).
Jennifer A. Robinson, Assistant District Attorney
Jennifer joined the District Attorney’s Office in 2018 after working as an assistant counsel with the Governor’s Office of General Counsel. Jennifer earned an undergraduate degree in criminal justice from Penn State Harrisburg, and she graduated from Widener University School of Law in 2014. Jennifer prosecutes all insurance fraud cases and is an integral part of the District Attorney’s Elder Abuse Task Force. She is the community prosecutor for Hampden Township and Silver Spring Township Police Departments.
Simon Ryder, Assistant District Attorney
Simon joined the District Attorney’s Office in 2021 after working as an Assistant District Attorney in Blair County and as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Samuel Kline in Lebanon County. He earned his undergraduate degree from the Pennsylvania State University and his law degree from Drexel University Kline School of Law. Prior to immigrating to the United States, Simon obtained investigative experience during his employment with the District Attorney's Office in Ufa, Russia, where Simon worked as an assistant to a criminal investigator. Simon is fluent in Russian. Simon is the community prosecutor for New Cumberland and Lower Allen Township Police Departments.
Elizabeth L. Judd, Assistant District Attorney
Elizabeth joined the District Attorney’s Office in 2019 after spending her career in the Lebanon County District Attorney and Public Defender Offices. Liz prosecutes all Indirect Criminal Contempt and Domestic Violence cases.