600 Commerce Street. Suite 103 Dallas, Texas 75202 • Telephone 214.653.7149
Civil/Family Operations Manager
A 25-year veteran of the District Clerk’s office, Maria has extensive knowledge of almost every aspect of the District Clerk’s Civil and Family operations, including those of Juvenile, where she was previously manager. A New York native, Maria displayed the determination that has been a hallmark of her career by coming to Dallas alone as a teenager and getting employment in the District Clerk’s office, where she has steadily risen into increasingly high-level positions. She is supervising the implementation of major projects in the District Clerk’s office, including the Digital Courts Project, streamlining procedures and improving customer service to the general public and the legal community.
Civil/Family Assistant Manager
With the Dallas County Clerk for 23 years, Sandra has a wide range and depth of experience in both criminal and civil management. With highly regarded skills in Odyssey Case Management, she plays a leading role in completing the conversion of civil and family district courts to the new digital format in the District Clerk’s office. She also assists in every aspect of Civil/Family Courts operations.
Juvenile Operations Assistant Manager
Nina Mountique served in various capacities in the District Clerk’s office during the first two decades of her service in the District Clerk’s office. She was Civil/Family Filing Supervisor, where she oversaw filing of civil and family cases, and was responsible for maintaining the County’s attorney database, the processing of incoming mail and numerous other duties. This fast-paced office prepared her well for the position in the Juvenile section of the office, where she oversees filing of Juvenile cases as well as adoptions and supervises court clerks and the collection of fees in Juvenile cases.
Coming to us from Atlanta, GA with 12 years of managerial experience; she’s excited to make Dallas her permanent home as well as an amazing journey and long tenure with the District Clerks Office. Carla will display exemplary customer service along with setting new standards for the residents of Dallas County as well as creating innovative and new solutions to the challenges of the future. Her goal is to lead her team to serve as a strategic partner to judges, peers, and the residents of Dallas County so that we may provide solutions and value added services tailored to their needs.
Family/IV-D Courts Supervisor
In just 11 years with Dallas County, Danitra Wilkerson has risen from a file clerk and e-filing clerk to Documents Production Supervisor and then to her current position, showing willingness to learn new procedures and embrace new technology and policies in each position. As Supervisor of Family and IV-D courts, she has faced and overcome the challenge of being understaffed and facing the ever-growing backlog that situation produced. As a result of the constant struggle, morale was low among staff until Danitra took the reins and showed by example what hard work, determination and loyalty can achieve.
Civil/Family File Desk Supervisor
A 25-year employee of Dallas County, Paula Burch is Civil/Family File Desk Supervisor where she was previously Electronic Filing Coordinator. With the increased use of eFiling, Paula has overseen an enormous change in the way documents are filed, handled by the courts and managed throughout the process. Although a long-time veteran in the District Clerk’s office, she continues to bring innovative ideas to her department, such as new signage to improve customer service, the reorganization of mail distribution to speed processing of court documents and other communications, and other projects to improve customer service.
Documents Production Supervisor
With more than two decades of experience serving Dallas County, Shelia Bradley heads what is now called Document Production. This area includes the issue and service of citations, orders to withhold income, writs, transfer of cases out of Dallas County, the preparation of court documents for appeals and other functions associated with the thousands of case documents produced both when cases are filed and when they have concluded.