Gov. Perry appoints new Kaufman Co. DA

Office of Rick Perry
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 4:40pm

Governor Rick Perry has appointed Erleigh Norville Wiley of Forney as Kaufman County District Attorney for a term to expire at the next general election.

Wiley is judge of the Kaufman County Court at Law, an adjunct professor at the University of North Texas and a former supervising attorney for the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office.

She is a member of the State Bar of Texas and Kaufman County Bar Association, a past member of the Dallas County Bar Association, and a graduate of the Texas College of Judicial Studies, National Drug Court Institute and National College for DUI Defense.

She is also president of the Kaufman County Juvenile Board and Kaufman Indigent Defense Board, a board member of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Kaufman and the Amanda F. Norville Children’s Shelter, and a member of the North Texas Chapter of Jack and Jill Clubs of America.

Wiley received a bachelor’s degree from Texas Tech University and a law degree from The University of Texas School of Law.

This appointment is subject to Senate confirmation.

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