The Honorable Brad Urrutia

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Judge Urrutia has served as the presiding judge of the 450th District Court since January, 2017.

Judge Urrutia also manages the Veterans Treatment Court (VTC). The VTC utilizes a non-adversarial approach in which the Veterans Court team works together with the Veteran to guide him/her toward successfully attaining their goals, which include sobriety, recovery, and stability.

For resets and/or guidelines, please email:
[email protected]

Court Staff

Court Coordinator:

Sonya Underwood
(512) 854-2441


Dirk Lee
(512) 854-2442

Court Reporter:

Ellie Klemens
(512) 854-2443

Probation Officer:

Jennifer Gifford
(512) 854-1586

Blackwell-Thurman Criminal Justice Center

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509 W 11th St, 9th Floor
Austin, TX 78701
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Mailing Address

450th District Court
P.O. Box 1748
Austin, TX 78767


(512) 854-2441


(512) 854-2445