Law Director/Municipal Prosecutor

Mark M. Feinsten, Law Director and Municipal Prosecutor for the City of Urbana, (mark.feinstein@ci.urbana.oh.us) 

Before his appointment as the Law Director for the City of Urbana and Municipal Court Prosecutor, Mark Feinstein served Champaign County for nearly 25 years as a private attorney and Acting Magistrate.  He attended the Ohio State University in 1987, where he obtained his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Degree, with a minor in Risk Management.  He then attended University of Toledo and obtained his Juris Doctorate Degree.  Mr. Feinstein acts as the legal advisor to, and attorney for, the City of Urbana, and for all officers of the city in matters relating to their official duties.  He prepares all contracts, bonds, and other instruments in writing in which the city is concerned, and indorses on each his approval of the form and correctness thereof. He also prosecutes cases in municipal court on behalf of the State of Ohio, the City of Urbana, and the Villages of Mechanicsburg, Saint Paris, and North Lewisburg.

Jared Chamberlain, Chief Assistant Municipal Prosecutor (jared.chamberlain@ci.urbana.oh.us), has been a private attorney for approximately 4 years.  He attended Wright State University, in 2008, where he obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Polictical Science.  He then attended the University of Dayton School of Law and obtained his Juris Doctorate Degree.  Mr. Chamberlain prosecutes misdemeanors in Champaign County Municipal Court and initial felony preliminary hearings before grand jury indictment. He works closely with all law enforcement agencies that serve the area as well as Champaign County Prosecuting Attorney Kevin Talebi.

Amy Deere has been with the City since 2000, as the program coordinator for victim-witness advocacy and the primary point of contact for law enforcement agencies in criminal investigations. She also serves as Clerk of Council and responds to public records requests for both departments. Her certified therapy dog, Copper, joined the office in 2014. You can follow his activities at:  http://www.facebook.com/CopperCourthouseDog.

Lyndsay Bumbalough has been with the City since 2017, and serves as a Paralegal/Secretary for both Mr. Feinstein and Mr. Chamberlain.

Yvonne Brann has been with the City since 2017, as the Victim Advocate.  

For more information about criminal procedures and how a case works its way through court, click here. To report criminal activity, contact your local law enforcement agency at one of the numbers below.  CALL 911 if you have an emergency.

  • Champaign County Sheriff:  (937)652-1311
  • Urbana Police Division:  (937)652-4350
  • Mechanicsburg Police Department:  (937)834-3187
  • St. Paris Police Department:  (937)663-4468
  • Ohio Highway Patrol (Springfield Post):  (937)653-4511