District Attorney

The Kaufman County Criminal District Attorney's Office is dedicated to seeking justice for the safety and well-being of our community.

As Dallas County's neighbor to the east, Kaufman County is one of the fastest-growing counties in Texas. Constantly faced with new and emerging issues, the District Attorney's Office strives to prosecute crime ethically and fairly while safeguarding our victims' rights.


Erleigh Norville Wiley

Criminal District Attorney

Phone: 469-376-4760

Erleigh N Wiley graduated from Kaufman High School. She attended college at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas with a major in Finance. Attended law school at the University of Texas, School of Law in Austin, Texas and was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1989.

After graduation from law school, began work for the Dallas County District Attorney's Office. Supervisor of Child Protective Services (CPS)/Juvenile cases in the Dallas County family courts, managing fourteen courts. In 2002 elected as the County Court-at-Law Judge in Kaufman County, a court with general jurisdiction, presiding over family, civil, and criminal matters. She was appointed by Governor Perry as the District Attorney of Kaufman County in 2013.

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