Criminal District Attorney - Staff

A Criminal District Attorney is a statutorily created office that is legally bound to not only handle all criminal matters for the designated county but also all civil matters related to representation of the county, county officials, and all associated matters. The Texas Constitution provides for the office of County Attorney in each county.

However, the legislature may abolish the office of County Attorney by establishing a Criminal District Attorney for such a county.This legislative change took place in Comal County in 1997.Prior to this, Comal County had a County Attorney and a District Attorney.


Criminal District Attorney: Jennifer Tharp

Chief Civil Prosecutor: Jessica Frazier

Chief Felony Prosecutor: Sammy McCrary

Chief Misdemeanor Prosecutor: Jennifer Barry

Chief Investigator: Mark Mault

Executive Office Manager: Charlotte Popp


Assistant District Attorneys: Investigators: Support Staff:
Ashley Burnside
Lauren Cole
Jennifer Feldman
Daniel Floyd
Benjamin Gillis
Tiffany Hartman
Jennifer Howze
Cody Kent
Henna Le Vasseur
Mark Long
Jennifer Mazza
Michael McCarthy
Karlei Neufeld
Somerset Peterson
Justin Plescha
Joshua Presley
Pawandeep Singh
Sarah Van Sciver
Majel Wallen
Holly Weatherford
Martin Bautizta
Amber Hardcastle
Haskell Ivey
Jonathan Patrick
Gabriele Aguilar
Juliana Martinez – Civil Office Manager
Ida Paniagua – Misdemeanor Office Manager
Elva Brenner
Kara Calix
Maritza Cardona
Tonya Carlson
Kayla Dixon
Jennifer Funkhouser
Justine Hansmann
Sarah Henrie
Michaela Herevia
Shelby Lehmann
Dana Leopold
Sara Martin
Connie Mills
Jamie Mueller
Haydee Olivares
Dalia Ortiz
Beth Patton
Melissa Pelata
Shannon Reyes
Kimberly Richardson
Angela Rivera
Adriana Urrutia
Kyra Wasim
Denise Zavala

Comal County Criminal District Attorney