Sharen Wilson is the Tarrant County District Attorney. Her current 4-year term began on January 1, 2015.
In March 2014, Sharen Wilson won the Republican primary with 49,121 votes or 59.42% of the total votes cast. She did not have a Democratic opponent for the November 4, 2014 general election.
Sharen Wilson is the highest paid elected county official in Tarrant County. She makes $203.745.24 and has a vehicle allowance of $7,884.
A Criminal District Attorney in Texas is an elected official who is the chief prosecuting attorney for felonies and misdemeanors in the county. A Criminal District Attorney represents the State of Texas as well as victims in criminal cases and CPS cases. A Criminal District Attorney also provides certain written legal opinions to other elected officials in the county. Code of Criminal Procedure Article 2.01 sets forth the special requirements for prosecutors in Texas:
It shall be the primary duty of all prosecuting attorneys, including any special prosecutors, not to convict, but to see that justice is done. They shall not suppress facts or secrete witnesses capable of establishing the innocence of the accused.
The Tarrant County District Attorney’s is located inside the Tim Curry Criminal Justice Center at 401 West Belknap St., Fort Worth, Texas 76196.
Attorneys and staff are available Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:45 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
You may access a list of the defense outcomes each week by visiting the Tarrant County Trial Board. (Scroll to the end of the page.)
As of June 2016, Sharen Wilson had 162 Assistant District Attorneys working for her. Their salaries ranged from $64,222.60 to 190,550.10.
Based on a snapshot of the office as of that same date, 54 of the Assistant District Attorneys were hired by Sharen Wilson. The average salary of Assistant District Attorneys hired by Sharen Wilson was $79,900.17.
The number of years the attorneys had at the office as of that date were:
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Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office
Tim Curry Criminal Justice Center
401 West Belknap, 9th Floor
Fort Worth, Texas 76196-0201
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