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Jerry Varney – Administrative Chief

Frank Crowley Courts Building - 133 N. Riverfront Boulevard, LB 19, Dallas, TX 75207
Phone: (214) 653-3600 • Fax: (214) 653-5774


Jerry VarneyJerry Varney is the Chief of the Misdemeanor Division of the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office. The Misdemeanor Division consists of thirty-five prosecutors, two investigators and sixteen support staff. As part of his position Jerry is tasked with training all new prosecutors and facilitating the intern program. Jerry is from Arlington, Texas, and earned his B.A. from Abilene Christian University. He obtained his J.D. from Texas Tech University School of Law in 2004.

He joined the Dallas District Attorney’s Office in November of 2004, starting in the Misdemeanor Division. In his nearly 12 years in the Office, Jerry has prosecuted cases in the Misdemeanor, Felony, Organized Crime, and Public Integrity Divisions. He has prosecuted felonies of all types, including robbery, sexual assault, murder and capital murder, and he has worked on a death penalty trial team.