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Audrey Gossett Louis

Audrey Louis was sworn in as the District Attorney for the 81st Judicial District in January, 2017.  As the top prosecutor for Atascosa, Frio, Karnes, LaSalle, and Wilson counties, Audrey is responsible for overseeing that justice is done for all adult felony and public corruption cases in the over 5,000 square mile district.

Audrey Gossett Louis’ 18 year legal career has be devoted to serving communities by prosecuting for the State of Texas as an Assistant District Attorney, as well as the United States Attorney’s Office as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney.  Audrey’s prosecution background is varied, and includes prosecution of white-collar crime, complex fraud cases, as well as capital murders, and sexual assaults.

Unlike some district attorneys, Audrey continues to try cases in the courtroom. In 2018 alone, she tried a Capital Murder of a police officer, Aggravated Sexual Assaults of Children, and a Murder.  Audrey’s passion is providing justice to victims and their families.

Outside of her duties as the District Attorney, Audrey is a mother of two teenage boys who attend school in La Vernia.  Audrey currently serves as Board President of the Children’s Alliance of South Texas (CAST), a Child Advocacy Center which provides no cost services to children that have suffered sexual and physical abuse in Atascosa, Frio, Karnes, LaSalle, Wilson and other surrounding counties in South Texas.  In addition, Audrey received state-wide recognition for her work on the advocacy center when she was awarded the Children’s Advocacy Centers of Texas Volunteer of the Year in 2014. Audrey also serves on the Board of Directors for CASA of South Texas, and Safer Path Family Violence Shelter.