Notice to All Criminal Defense Attorneys

THE CRIMINAL COURTS COMMITTEE MEETS IN JUNE AND DECEMBER OF EACH YEAR TO REVIEW APPLICATIONS FROM LICENSED ATTORNEYS WHO WISH TO BE CONSIDERED FOR INCLUSION ON BRAZORIA COUNTY’S INDIGENT DEFENSE ROTATIONAL APPOINTMENT LIST. APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED TO IRIS HUERTA, ROOM 106 IN THE BRAZORIA COUNTY COURTHOUSE, NO LATER THAN JUNE 1ST FOR THE JUNE REVIEW OR BY DECEMBER 1ST FOR THE DECEMBER REVIEW. A MANDATORY ORIENTATION IS HELD FOR NEW APPLICANTS DURING THESE TWO MONTHS.

  • IF YOU ARE CURRENTLY ON OUR INDIGENT DEFENSE ROTATIONAL WHEEL AND RECEIVING APPOINTMENTS, YOU DO NOT NEED TO SUBMIT A NEW APPLICATION, NOR ATTEND THE ORIENTATION.  HOWEVER, YOU MUST FILE THE ANNUAL CERTIFICATION FORM BY DECEMBER 1ST EACH YEAR.

 ANNUAL CERTIFICATION & MCLE REPORT

ALL ATTORNEYS ON BRAZORIA COUNTY’S INDIGENT DEFENSE APPOINTMENT LIST MUST SUBMIT THE ANNUAL CERTIFICATION FORM WITH AN UPDATED STATE BAR OF TEXAS MCLE REPORT ATTACHED TO IRIS HUERTA NO LATER THAN DECEMBER 1ST OF EACH YEAR TO REMAIN ON THE LIST TO RECEIVE APPOINTMENTS.  THIS FORM CAN BE FOUND ON THE BRAZORIA COUNTY WEBSITE, www.brazoriacountytx.gov or by clicking the button below:

Annual Certification Form-Click Here

FOR QUESTIONS REGARDING THE MANDATORY ORIENTATION, ANNUAL REPORTS OR ANY OTHER MATTERS REGARDING INDIGENT DEFENSE IN BRAZORIA COUNTY, PLEASE CONTACT:

IRIS HUERTA,

(979) 864-1683, IrisH@brazoria-county.com