The Bureau of Victim Assistance (BOVA) was established to provide statewide assistance to victims of crime. The journey through the justice system can be traumatic, especially for victims of crime. BOVA offers victims and their loved ones a single point of contact they can turn to before and after their offender is sentenced.
Services provided by our advocates are listed below
If you have questions or need assistance, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bureau of Victim’s Assistance (BOVA)
Teri was born in Dallas, Texas prior to her family moving to Jackson in 1965. Teri attended St. Andrew’s Episcopal School and Jackson Prep. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Liberal Arts from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1986. Teri was a paralegal at Heidelberg & Woodliff in Jackson until 1995 when she was accepted to Mississippi College School of Law, where she earned her Juris Doctor degree in 1998. Teri has enjoyed a thirty year legal career, and as a lawyer has represented individual clients in need as well as corporations, law enforcement and governmental entities.
Teri is a communicant of the Chapel of the Cross Episcopal Church in Madison, Mississippi and is President of the Chapel’s Constance and Her Companions Chapter, Order of The Daughters of the King. Teri also is a member of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Ralph Humphreys Chapter in Jackson, Mississippi, where she has served as Regent since 2018.
Teri is married to Jay Stigler from Greenwood, Mississippi. They live in Madison with their two puppies, Angus and Annabelle.