Misdemeanor Trial Division

The Misdemeanor Division handles all cases involving offenses punishable by a fine and/or confinement in the Montgomery County Jail. The division prosecutes all Class A and Class B misdemeanor charges such as driving while intoxicated, theft, assault, domestic violence cases not handled by the Family Violence Unit, and drug possession against adults in the County Courts at Law. The division also prosecutes all Class C misdemeanor charges and traffic violations in the Justice of the Peace Courts.

The Misdemeanor Division is staffed by tweleve assistant district attorneys, two investigators and four legal assistants. Three assistant district attorneys prosecute cases in each County Court at Law and two assistant district attorneys are responsible for the five Justice of the Peace Courts. On average, this division handles over 10,000 cases a year.



Pictured Above:  Officers working together to process a subject arrested for DWI.


Misdemeanor Courts:

CCL 1 Judge Dennis Watson

All Class B and Class A Offenses

Chief Prosecutor:  Jennifer Jordan


CCL 2 Judge Claudia Laird

Domestic Violence Cases

Chief Prosecutor:  Lisa Stewart

Specialized Prosecutions Unit


CCL 4 Judge Mary Ann Turner

All Class B and Class A Offenses 

Chief Prosecutor:  Adam McLane (Division Chief)


CCL 5 Judge Keith Stewart

All Class B and Class A Offenses

Chief Prosecutor:  George Napier

Adam McLane

Division Chief

Adam graduated from the Baylor University Law School in 2011, where he earned a Juris Doctorate Degree.  Adam is also a University of Houston graduate with a degree in Political Science and a Minor in English.  In law school, Adam won the Joe Cannon Trial Advocacy Award.

Adam is also a member Vehicular Crimes Section and is a No Refusal Coordinator.  He is a senior prosecutor with significant trial experience. Adam is the chief in his court, but also supervises all prosecutors in the Misdemeanor Division.








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