Greg Conner, JD and Ashley Ellis–Dotson, JD speak to local Environmental Health Professionals at TTUHSC

Greg Conner, JD, speaks at TTUHSC on investigations and building a case file.

On February 26, 2018, the ASSE South Plains Chapter welcomed special guests Greg Conner, BS, JD and Ashley Ellis–Dotson, BA, JD.

Both Greg and Ashley are Assistant City Attorney’s with the City of Lubbock and conduct a unique presentation on investigations, evidence collection and what it takes to build a case file.  Their presentation was free of charge and open to all local environmental health, pubic health and EHS professionals.

TTUHSC in Lubbock hosted the event and will be providing training certificates for those professionals in attendance needing continuing education credit.


Greg Conner, BS, JD and Ashley Ellis–Dotson, BA, JD, special guest speakers from the City of Lubbock. Thank you Greg and Ashley!!

Their training program included the following topics:

  • Provides guidance on roles and responsibilities in investigations.
  • How to build a case file that includes the key information required (documentation) to support a file.
  • Review of what law enforcement procedures for evidence collection.
  • Taking pictures and interviewing witnesses.
  • Give practical examples to illustrate procedures by performing a mock courtroom experience.

Training certificates will be emailed to students following the event.

On behalf of the ASSE South Plains Chapter, we would like to sincerely thank both Greg and Ashley for their time and efforts in doing such a unique training program that can benefit all professionals interested in getting a legal perspective in the work they do.


Speaker Bio’s:

Greg Conner, BS, JD, is an Assistant City Attorney / City Prosecutor for the City of Lubbock.  He is also a Reserve Sheriff Deputy with the Lubbock Sheriff’s Office.

Greg is a graduate of the Texas Tech University School of Law in 2008, and has a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Angelo State in Psychology and Criminal Justice.  He is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy and a Master Peace officer.

He has worked as an Assistant County Attorney and Assistant District Attorney for Ector County, and as a Judicial District Attorney for several surrounding counties.  He began his work experience with the San Angelo PD, and later retired as a sergeant in Patrol, Narcotics, Criminal Investigations, Supervision & Management.

Ashley Ellis–Dotson, BA, JD, is also an Assistant City Attorney / City Prosecutor for the City of Lubbock.

Ashley is a graduate from the Texas Tech School of Law, and has her Bachelor’s degree in History and Political Science from Texas State University.

Her previous work experience was as a History Teacher and Head Tennis Coach for Plainview High School, and a World Geography Teacher and Tennis Coach with Hereford High School.

This venture as a Tennis Coach paid off because she met her husband Mark, a tennis coach from Lubbock High, while she was coaching tennis in Plainview.  Mark and Ashley tied the knot on January 13, 2018.  Congrats to the happy couple!