Knox County District Attorney General - Charme P. Allen

Meet the Victim/Witness Coordinator


Victim/Witness Coordinator: Patty J. Boardwine

Patty J. Boardwine
Patty J. Boardwine
  • Joined Office in 2006
  • Hometown:  Saltville, VA
  • Education
    • University of Tennessee - BS, 1987
    • University of Maryland, National Victim Assistance Academy, 1996
  • Prior Experience
    • National Organization of Victim Assistance National Advocate Credentialing Program, 2009
    • Avalon Center: Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Program, 2000-2006
    • Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, 1998-2000
    • Sexual Assault Center, Knoxville, TN, 1987-1998
Role of the Victim/Witness Coordinators

Victim/Witness Coordinators are employed by the District Attorney’s office to help victims and witnesses of crimes to understand their rights and answer their questions about the criminal justice system.



City County Building 400 Main Street
Suite 168
Knoxville, TN 37902