Tex. Gov't Code Section 44.336
Walker County


The criminal district attorney of Walker County must be at least 25 years old, must have been a practicing attorney in this state for three years, and must have been a resident of Walker County for at least two years before election or appointment.


The criminal district attorney shall attend each term and session of the district and inferior courts of Walker County, except municipal courts, held for the transaction of criminal business and shall exclusively represent the state in all criminal matters before those courts.


The criminal district attorney shall represent Walker County in any court in which the county has pending business. This subsection does not require the criminal district attorney to represent the county in a delinquent tax suit or condemnation proceeding and does not prevent the county from retaining other legal counsel in a civil matter at any time it considers appropriate to do so.


The criminal district attorney has all the powers, duties, and privileges in Walker County relating to criminal or civil matters involving the county or state that are conferred by law on county and district attorneys in the various counties and districts.


The criminal district attorney, for the purpose of conducting the affairs of the office, may appoint a staff composed of assistant criminal district attorneys, investigators, stenographers, clerks, and other personnel as the Commissioners Court of Walker County may authorize. The commissioners court shall pay the salaries of the staff in equal monthly installments from the general fund of the county.
Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 480, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1985.

Source: Section 44.336 — Walker County, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.­44.­htm#44.­336 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 44.336’s source at texas​.gov