|Title|| Defense Attorney; |
Assistant District Attorney (former)
|Affiliation||Manhattan District Attorney's Office (former)|
|Division||Sex Crimes Bureau (former)|
|Last Appearance||"Double Strands"|
West first appeared in "Bullseye", where she prosecuted Edwin Adelson, a man charged with child molestation. She later replaced A.D.A. Gillian Hardwicke as the assistant district attorney working for the Special Victims Unit in the latter part of season 12.
She later quit her job as an A.D.A. to work as a defense attorney. She was first seen as a defense attorney in the episode "Double Strands", in which she defended accused rapist Gabriel Thomas. In a deleted scene, it is revealed that West became a defense attorney to pay off her student loans along with her bills for her "serious shoe fetish".