Trial Prosecutor: Danny Smith, Assistant District Attorney
Danny Smith is an Assistant District Attorney assigned to prosecute felony cases in the 368th District Court. Danny is responsible for evaluating felony cases presented by law enforcement and filing charges. He negotiates and resolves felony cases and represents the State of Texas in felony trials.
Prior to joining the Williamson County District Attorney’s Office, Danny was an Assistant District Attorney in the Brazos County District Attorney’s Office for nine years. While in Brazos County, he was a trial prosecutor in the 272nd and 361st District Courts, and he also served as the Chief Intake and Chief Appellate prosecutor. Additionally, he served as an adjunct instructor for law enforcement officials for the Texas A&M Engineering Service police academy both in Brazos County and around the State of Texas. For three years, he also served as an adjunct professor of Business Law at Blinn College in Bryan.
Danny received his Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, in Political Science and Spanish from Texas Tech University in 2001. He earned his law degree from Texas Tech University School of Law in 2004.
Trial Prosecutor: Jackie Borcherding, Assistant District Attorney
Jackie Borcherding serves as an Assistant District Attorney in Williamson County assigned to the 368th District Court. Before becoming an ADA, she prosecuted in the Williamson County Attorney’s Office for six years, during which she served as Chief Prosecutor in County Courts at Law #2 and #3, DWI/Drug Court prosecutor, and a Juvenile Prosecutor in the 395th District Court; and created the Domestic Assault Response Team. She graduated from Rice University with a B.A. in English, and she earned her J.D. degree from Baylor Law School. Before prosecuting, she clerked for Presiding Judge Sharon Keller of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. She was the first prosecutor inaugurated into Williamson County Victims’ Advocates Wall of Fame. In 2012, she was awarded Williamson County’s Young Lawyer of the Year.