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Houston County

Daphne Session (IN) 349 District Court, Houston County Texas. Tyler Junior College and Sam Houston State University. Texas Tech University School of Law with a doctorate of Jurisprudence. Work history of youth activities supervisor at Crockett State School and as an Anderson County Adult Probation officer. Anderson County to work as an assistant Criminal District Attorney. Later, she worked as assistant Criminal District Attorney in Smith County and assistant District Attorney in Houston County.In 2006, Daphne opened her own private law practice in Crockett and Rusk. During that time she offered free wills to anyone who requested it. She also worked as a court appointed attorney, offering her clients the best defense possible. Elected to the position of Houston County Attorney in the November 2008 election. She has since been re-elected three times. She has no opponent for the 2020 election. She is a dedicated prosecutor, who works closely with Child Protective Services, victims of domestic violence, and other entities to make a safer world for those who are or suspected of being treated unfairly.Session gives to the community in many ways including through the following organizations: the Deep East Texas Council of Governments, board member since 2018 and serving as Board President 2018-2019; Piney Woods Fine Arts Association since 2013; Kalin’s Center Children’s Advocacy Center board member since 2009; Mary Allen Museum Board ex-officio board member since 2018; Texas District & County Attorneys Association board member, serving as Finance Committee member and Diversity Committee since 2016; Mt. Pleasant CME Church’s primary Sunday School teacher; and Finance Committee, Recording Steward and member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., since 1996.

Source: https://www.thecherokeean.com/articles/46431/view

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Hudspeth County

Alma Trejo for District Attorney 34th Judicial District Houston County Texas. Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from UTEP and my Doctor of Jurisprudence from Texas Tech School of Law. Alma Trejo started as an intern at the County Attorney’s Office and eventually became a misdemeanor prosecutor. She started as a felony prosecutor at the District Attorney’s Office and was promoted to Chief of a felony trial team and later promoted to Chief of the Rape and Child Abuse Unit. She tried at least 80 felony jury trials including sexual assault cases, murder cases, capital murder cases and a death penalty case. In 2002, I was elected as the Judge of County Criminal Court at Law #1 and remained on the bench until September 30, 2023. She presided over hundreds of misdemeanors jury trials during her time as a Judge. Alma Trejo was elected as the Local Administrative Judge for the Council of Judges in 2015 and served in that capacity for 4 years. In 2021, she was appointed by Supreme Court Chief Justice Hecht to serve on the Judicial Advisory Council, and is still serving as a board member. She also served on the El Paso Juvenile Probation Board for approximately 15 years.

Source: https://www.elpasotimes.com/story/news/politics/elections/2024/02/15/el-paso-county-district-attorney-candidate-alma-trejo/72619546007/

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