(Members and invited guests)
Speaker: Devon Anderson, District Attorney.
Governor Rick Perry appointed Devon Anderson Harris County District Attorney on September 26th 2013. She succeeds her late husband, Mike Anderson.
She was a prosecutor for 12 years at the Houston DA¹s office trying some of the worst criminals including, the ³Railroad Killer,² Angel Maturino Resendiz. She was a Chief Felony prosecutor for 5 years and tried over 100 felony jury trials including 7 capital murders.
In 2005, Devon left the Harris County District Attorney¹s Office after being elected to serve as State District Judge in the 177th Criminal District Court. In 2009 Devon left the bench and started her own criminal defense firm.
She earned her undergraduate and law degree from The University of Texas. Devon has served as President of the Board of Directors for the Harris County Drug Court Foundation.
Devon grew up in Waco, Texas. She now lives in Bellaire with her 12-year-old son, Sam and 10-year-old daughter, Brynn. They are members of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church.