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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1989

  1. Criminal Defense: 90%
    26 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Juvenile: 10%
    13 years, 250 cases

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

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Contact Info

PO Box 36
Gatesville, TX, 76528-0036

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198908/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Public Reprimand
    issued in TX, 2002

    updated

    Public reprimand means an attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The State gives the lawyer a public reprimand in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior. Details of the infraction are made part of the public record.

    Janet’s comment: “This action was brought against me after I filed suit for a couple against the district judge's wife for bringing a foreclosure case against them without proper notification to them and the first lienholder. It was brought for retaliation. What I was charged with was taking a client's boat as payment for her divorce after the ex-husband had constructively abandoned it and never picked it up. I returned the $600 I got for the boat and the boat itself.”

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Solo practitionerLaw Office of Janet Prueitt, Gatesville, TX1995 - 2011
Hearings examiner--juvenile parole violationsTexas Youth Commission1994 - 1995
Criminal defenseLaw Office of Janet Prueitt, Austin, TX1991 - 1994
Law Clerk--debt collectionLaw Office of Tom O'Meara1988 - 1990
Appellate law clerkTravis County DA's Office1987 - 1988

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of Texas Indigent Defense CommitteeOn subcommittee regardign misdemeanor plea information2010 - 2012

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Southwestern Reporter 2Phillips v. State1994

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Texas System, AustinGeneral EducationJ.D.1989
University of Texas System, AustinGovernmentB.A.1983