Devon Anderson

Governor Rick Perry appointed Devon Anderson Harris County District Attorney on September 26th 2013. She succeeds her late husband, Mike Anderson. She is uniquely qualified to lead the office forward, establishing it as the flagship prosecutor's office in America.

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In the News

District attorney administrator finally gets her man

Fugitive arrested in Mexico in 2013 finally extradited By Brooke A. Lewis | The Houston Chronicle Kim Bryant could not shake the memory of the elderly woman’s death.

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Twelve arrested in organized crime sweep at bingo hall

Dane Schiller | The Houston Chronicle Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson announced Friday a massive sweep of an alleged gambling and organized crime ring at a local bingo hall and five other game rooms.

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Outrage over jailed rape victim spurs new legislation

Brian Rogers|Legal Affairs Reporter, Houston Chronicle Local criminal justice officials announced Friday they will work to revamp state laws on the jailing of material witnesses to perhaps provide access to lawyers and advocates. The announcement comes on the heels of a firestorm after a mentally ill rape victim filed a lawsuit last month over being […]

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Kobos: A view from inside a Harris County grand jury

The state’s new selection process for grand juries did, indeed, yield a diverse, well-qualified group. By Don Kobos, The Houston Chronicle When I recently received a jury summons in the mail, I wasn’t optimistic that I would be selected to serve. I’ve gone through the question-and-answer process conducted by assistant district attorneys and defense attorneys […]

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