The Honorable Carlos H. Barrera

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Judge Barrera has served as the presiding judge of the County Court at Law #8 since January, 2009.

Judge Barrera also manages the Special Reduction Docket which provides consideration of defendants’ mental health issues as they relate to criminal conduct, with a goal of reducing recidivism and improving lives through appropriate treatment and services.

County Court at Law #8 Guidelines
Special Reduction Docket

For resets, please email:
[email protected]

Court Staff

Judicial Aide:

Marivel Garza
(512) 854-7180


Adan Paredes
(512) 854-7182

Court Reporter:

Elizabeth Davis
(512) 854-7183

Probation Officer:

Teresa Bogan
(512) 854-6322

Blackwell-Thurman Criminal Justice Center

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509 W 11th St, 5th Floor
Austin, TX 78701
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Mailing Address

County Court at Law 8
P.O. Box 1748
Austin, TX 78767


(512) 854-7180


(512) 854-7181