Governor Abbott appoints new Jackson County District Attorney

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Pam Guenther of Edna as the Jackson County Criminal District Attorney for a term set to expire at the next general election in November 2016.

Pam Guenther has served as assistant criminal district attorney for Jackson County for nearly ten years. She is a member of the State Bar of Texas and Texas District & County Attorneys Association and a member and fellow of the College of the State Bar of Texas. She is a former member and former president of the Jackson County Bar Association and former member of the American Bar Association. Additionally, she is a member of the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce and a former board member and advocate trainer for CASA. Guenther received a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Oklahoma State University and a Juris Doctor from South Texas College of Law.