Amy Fite

Amy Fite, General Counsel

Amy Fite has been serving since 2011 as the elected Prosecuting Attorney for Christian Missouri.  Having started her legal career as an assistant prosecuting in 1997 serving in Christian County.  Next, she served as an Assistant Circuit Attorney in the City of St. Louis.  Then she served as a 1st Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Greene County Missouri before being elected to serve as the Prosecuting Attorney in Christian County.  During her tenure Fite has participated in well over 100 jury trials including successfully convicting murderers, robbers, rapists and child sex offenders. 

Fite serves on serves on the board of the Missouri Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (MAPA) and is a past President for MAPA.  Additionally, she serves on various committees for MAPA. She serves as a co-chair on the Missouri Supreme Court’s Task Force on Criminal Justice. 

Fite has presented at national and statewide conferences as well as to local schools and community organizations. She has presented over 100 times on various prosecution related topics many regarding sex crimes and child abuse.   

Fite was recognized in 2018 as the Prosecutor of the Year. She has also been honored with the James P. Damos Award and the Family and Sexual Violence Hero of the Year Award, She has been named as one of Springfield Business Journal’s Twenty Most Influential Women. In 2006, Fite was named by the Missouri Lawyers Weekly as one of Missouri’s “Up and Coming Lawyers”. Fite’s trial skills were recognized while at the Circuit Attorney’s Office by receiving the Trial Star Award three consecutive years and being a recipient of the Justice Award.