235th District Attorney-Texas

Welcome.  

District Attorney Janice Warder took office on October 23, 2008.

We prosecute those persons committing felony offenses (and misdemeanors involving official misconduct) in Cooke County (899 square miles) located in central North Texas.

Our office is located on the third floor of the Cooke County Courthouse in Gainesville. Our mailing address is 100 S. Dixon, Rm. 303, Gainesville, Texas  76240. Our office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and you may reach us by phone at 940-668-5466.  

We prosecute more than 300 new felony cases each year with the assistance of the Cooke County Sheriff's Department, the Gainesville Police Department, the Oak Ridge Police Department, the Lindsay Police Department, the Muenster Police Department, the Valley View Police Department, the Texas Department of Public Safety (Highway Patrol, Texas Rangers, and Narcotics Service),  and the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department. In addition we have more than 100 hearings per year to revoke or modify community supervision, various pre-trial hearings, and we prosecute numerous applications for protective orders, bail bond forfeitures, and property forfeitures.