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Deborah is a partner in the firm's Environmental, Administrative and Public Law Department concentrating in environmental and water issues. She represents groundwater conservation districts, municipalities, private companies and individuals on a broad range of environmental and water matters. Prior to joining Kemp Smith, Ms. Trejo was an Assistant District Attorney for Cameron County in Brownsville, Texas, where she served, among other things, as the supervisor of the Misdemeanor Section and First Chair Felony Prosecutor and was responsible for reviewing all felony drug cases.


Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Environmental: 75%
  2. Administrative Law: 25%

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Kemp Smith LLP

816 Congress Suite 1150
Austin, TX, 78701


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Teamwork AwardSave Barton Creek Association2008
McCarthy Environmental Law AwardTulane University Law School1998
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Assistant District AttorneyCameron County District Attorney's Office1998 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
Austin Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Travis County Women Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Hispanic Bar Association of AustinMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Tulane University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Reed CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Changing Face of WaterGroundwater District Enforcement2011