Potter County

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Potter County Criminal Defense Attorney

Aggressive Criminal Defense in Potter County and the 47th Judicial District Area

Potter County is located in the panhandle of Texas. Potter County has a total area of 922 square miles and a population of 118,525 as of 2020.

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The Law Offices of David Sloane has defended hundreds of people accused of committing criminal offenses in Potter County. The most common criminal offenses prosecuted by the Potter County Criminal District Attorney’s Office are Assault, theft, burglary, and motor vehicle theft. Potter County has a higher crime rate than the national average. The Potter County Criminal Defense Lawyers with the Law Offices of David Sloane have the experience necessary to analyze a case and determine an effective defense strategy to secure our client’s goals.

If you are accused of committing a crime in Potter County, the experienced Potter County Criminal Defense Lawyers at The Law Offices of David Sloane are ready to help you. Call (817) 349-7118 today to schedule a free consultation.


Potter County Communities

Potter County is comprised of 6 incorporated cities, towns, and municipalities, including: 

  • Amarillo
  • Bushland
  • Bishop Hills
  • Ady
  • Cliffside
  • Gentry

The Potter County Criminal Defense Lawyers with the Law Offices of David Sloane have defended individuals from every Potter County Community from criminal prosecution.


Potter County Criminal District Attorney 

501 South Filmore

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Amarillo, Tx 79101
Phone: (806) 379-2325

The Potter County Criminal District Attorney’s Office is responsible for representing the State of Texas and victims of crimes in the prosecution of felony offenses committed in Potter and Armstrong Counties. Jason Herring serves as the 47th Judicial District Attorney which covers Potter County. 

To learn more, visit the District Attorney’s webpage.


Potter County Criminal Courts

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500 S. Fillmore, Suite 405
Amarillo, TX 79101 

If you are accused of committing a criminal offense in Potter County, your case will be heard in the Potter County Criminal Court at Potter County Court at Law in Amarillo, Texas.  The various Potter County judges are well respected throughout Texas for their in-depth legal knowledge and orderly courtrooms. 

Potter County Criminal Courts include:

  • County Court at Law #1 – Honorable Judge Walt Weaver
  • County Court at Law #2 – Honorable Judge Matt Hand
  • 47th District Court – Honorable Judge Dee Johnson
  • 108th District Court – Honorable Judge Doug Woodburn
  • 181st District Court – Honorable Judge Titiana D. Frausto 
  • 251st District Court – Honorable Judge Ana E. Estevez
  • 320th District Court – Honorable Judge Steven Denny

Visit the ‘Your County Government’ link to learn more about Potter County Criminal Courts at the Potter County Courthouse.


Texas 7th Court of Appeals

501 S Filmore St.
Amarillo, Tx 79101
(806) 342-2650

The Texas 7th Court of Appeals is also located on the second floor of the Potter County Courts Building in Amarillo, Texas. The 7th Court of Appeals has jurisdiction over appeals from criminal courts in the following counties:

  • Armstrong
  • Bailey
  • Briscoe
  • Carson
  • Castro
  • Childress
  • Cochran
  • Collingsworth
  • Cottle
  • Crosby
  • Dallam
  • Deaf Smith
  • Dickens
  • Donley
  • Floyd
  • Foard
  • Garza
  • Gray
  • Hale
  • Hall
  • Hansford
  • Hardeman
  • Hartley
  • Hemphill
  • Hockley
  • Hutchinson
  • Kent
  • King
  • Lamb
  • Lipscomb
  • Lubbock
  • Lynn
  • Moore
  • Motley
  • Ochiltree
  • Oldham
  • Parmer
  • Potter
  • Randall
  • Roberts
  • Sherman
  • Swisher
  • Terry
  • Wheeler
  • Wilbarger
  • Yoakum

To learn more about the 7th Court of Appeals, visit their Webpage.


Potter County Clerk & District Clerk

Physical Address:
500 South Fillmore St.,
Suite 201
Amarillo, Texas 79101
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 9638
Amarillo, Texas 79105 


Physical Address:
500 South Filmore,
Suite 1B
Amarillo, Texas 79101
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 9570
Amarillo, Texas 79105      

The Potter County Clerk is Julie Smith, and the Potter County District Clerk is Stephnie Menke. The Potter County Clerks offices maintain records for the Potter County Criminal Courts. To search public records, request a copy of records, make payments, and more, visit the Potter County Clerk’s website or the Potter County District Clerk’s website.


Potter County Law Enforcement

Brian Thomas 

13103 NE 29th Ave
Amarillo, Texas 79111

Phone: 806-379-2900
Fax: 806-379-2919


The Potter County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for protecting and serving the Potter County community. Sheriff Brian Thomas is elected to serve as the sheriff for Potter County. To learn more, visit the Potter County’s Sheriff’s Website.


Potter County Constable

Potter County Constables are officers of the courts who provide fair and impartial notification to citizens of court actions that may involve them. Potter County has 4 constables, one for each precinct. To learn more information about the Constables in the 4 precincts of Potter County, visit the Constable’s website.


Potter County Criminal Defense

The Potter County Criminal Defense Lawyers with the Law Offices of David Sloane have represented hundreds of people accused of a criminal offense in Potter County. Contact the dedicated criminal defense attorneys and schedule a FREE consultation to determine how they can help you!


Contact us today at (817) 349-7118 for a FREE Consultation with the Potter County Criminal Defense Lawyers at The Law Offices of David Sloane!

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