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County Key Personnel Contact Court Schedule
Bexar Presiding Judge:  Wayne A. Christian
Veterans Court Coordinator: Michael S. McCollum
Defender Details: Rotational method (3 attorneys)
Address: County Court #6
Justice Center, 2nd Floor
300 Dolorosa
San Antonio, TX 78205
Court Phone: 210-335-2156
E-mail:  msmccollum@bexar.org
Coordinator Phone: 210-335-6640
Not open to public.  Jul 11 & 25, Aug 8 & 22, Sep 12 & 26, Oct 10 & 24, Nov 14 & 28, Dec 12 & 26. Staffing at 1:30pm; Hearings at 3:00pm.
Dallas Presiding Judge:  Michael Snipes
Specialty Courts Manager: Vonda Freeman
Dr. Michael Noyes, Director
Defender Details: Keri Mallon kmallon@dallascounty.org
Note: Craig McNeil is the assistant district
attorney that screens the veterans
Address: Criminal District Court #7
Frank Crowley Courts Building
133 N. Riverfront, 7th Floor
Dallas, TX 75207
Court Phone: 972-739-3915
E-mail: sharona.johnson@dallascounty.org
Coordinator Phone: 972-739-3905
Every Monday at 8:30am
Denton Presiding Judge:  Various judges – any judge
can be referred for the VA case
Adult Probation Director: Peggy Carr
Defender Details: Rotational method
Address: County Criminal Court No. 1
Denton County Courts Building, 1st Floor
1450 E. McKinney Street, Suite 1419
Denton, TX 76209
Court Phone:  940-349-2160
E-mail: peggy.carr@dentoncounty.com
Coordinator Phone: 940-349-3300
Hearings scheduled as needed.
El Paso
Presiding Judge:  Ricardo Herrera
Program Director:  Cesar F. Prieto
Defender Details: Rotational method
Address: County Court at Law No. 1
500 E. San Antonio, Room 802
El Paso, TX 79901
Court Phone: 915-546-2011
E-mail: cprieto@epcounty.com
Coordinator Phone:  915-546-2010 ext. 4101
Cell: 915-407-3697
 Status hearings 2nd and 4th Thursday each month.  Plea Hearings scheduled as needed. Call Cesar to verify.
Guadalupe Presiding Judge:  Linda. Z. Jones
Program Director:  Bob Grafe
Defender Details: Rotational method
Address: County Court at Law No. 1
211 W. Court Street
3rd Floor, Courtroom #2
Seguin, TX 78155
Court Phone: 830-303-8869
E-mail: bob.grafe@co.guadalupe.tx.us
Coordinator Phone: 830-303-6130 ext. 379
2011 - Jul 6 & 20, Aug 3 & 17, Sep 7 & 21, Oct 5 & 19, Nov 2 & 9, and Dec 14 & 28.  Staffing at 2:30pm; Hearings at 3:30pm.
Harris Presiding Judge:  Marc Carter
Program Manager: Mary Covington
Defender Details: Term assignment attorneys each year. The two lawyers this year are Staci Biggar and Adam Brown
Address: 228th Criminal District Court
Harris County Criminal Justice Center
1201 Franklin Street, 16th Floor
Houston, TX 77002
Court Phone: 713-755-6650
E-mail: mary_covington@justex.net
Coordinator Phone: 713-755-4610
 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month.  Next meetings on Aug 3 & 17. Call Mary to confirm.
Nueces Presiding Judge:  Tom Greenwell
Veteran’s Court Manager:  Sandra J. Banuelos
Defender Details: None
Address: 319th District Court
901 Leopard Street, Room 801
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Court Phone: 361-888-0533
E-mail: 319district.court@co.nueces.tx.us
Every Thursday at 3:00pm.  Call Sandra the day before to verify.
Tarrant Presiding Judge:  Brent A. Carr
Veterans Court Manager: Courtney Young
Defender Details: Rotational method with 2 judges currently
Address: Veterans Court Diversion Program
300 W. Belknap, 4th floor
Fort Worth, TX 76196
E-mail: veteranscourt@tarrantcounty.com
Coordinator Phone: 817-884-3225
1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month in CCC9.
Travis Presiding Judge:  Mike Denton
Veterans Court Manager: Jackson Glass
Defender Details: A court defense attorney is appointed and is rotated throughout the year
Address: Travis County Criminal Court #4
501 W. 11th Street, Ste. 2.700
Austin, TX 78701
E-mail: jackson.glass@co.travis.tx.us
Coordinator Phone: 512-854-6629
Every other Thursday. Staffing at 4:00pm; Hearings at 5:00pm.