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The Honorable Mary Ann Espiritu

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Judge Espiritu has served as the presiding judge of the County Court at Law #5 since January, 2023. 

She previously worked as a defense attorney in private practice and prior to that, as a Staff Attorney for the Texas Department of Public Safety. She has been licensed to practice law since 2001.

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[email protected]

 

Court Staff

Judicial Aide:

Kristen Meitzen
(512) 854-9676

Bailiff:

Susan Van Zanten
(512) 854-3632

Court Reporter:

Karen Vavra
(512) 854-9621

Probation Officer:

Julie Monette
(512) 854-3530

Blackwell-Thurman Criminal Justice Center

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Location

509 W 11th St, 4th Floor
Austin, TX 78701
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Mailing Address

County Court at Law 5
P.O. Box 1748
Austin, TX 78767

Phone

(512) 854-9676

Fax

(512) 854-4685

TAX RATE: TRAVIS COUNTY ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR’S TAX RATE. THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 3.5 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $9.12.