Governor Appoints Wiley District Attorney of Kaufman County

From: Governor Rick Perry Press Office  Sent: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 4:04 PM Subject: Gov. Perry Appoints Wiley District Attorney of Kaufman County

Office of the Governor

Rick Perry

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April 10, 2013                                                                               Lucy Nashed:

Press Release                                                                                   Josh Havens:

Gov. Perry Appoints Wiley District Attorney of Kaufman County


AUSTIN – Gov. 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.