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South Texas College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2011)
Texas A&M University, College Station (B.A., Political Science, Minor Hispanic Studies, 2007)
State Bar of Texas
Bexar County Bar Association, San Antonio, Texas (Current Member)
Texas District and County Attorney’s Association, Statewide (Former Member)
Cameron County Bar Association. Brownsville, Texas (Former Member)
Tip of Texas Family Outreach, Brownville, Texas (Former Board Member)
Brett has been a licensed attorney in Texas since November 4, 2011. During the first ten years of her career, she was a prosecutor in Cameron County and in the 81st Judicial District Attorney’s Office, which encompasses Wilson, Atascosa, Karnes, Frio, and LaSalle counties. As Chief Felony Prosecutor for the 138th and 103rd Judicial District Courts in Cameron County, Brett tried dozens of felony matters, from drug cases to capital murders. During the Covid epidemic, Brett completed four trials via Zoom during June 2021-December 2021. She also served as the supervisor of the Border Prosecution Unit, which is a department created by the governor to prosecute serious cases with a border nexus. Brett’s commitment to justice and doing the right thing has remained steadfast throughout her career.
Brett returned to the San Antonio area to be closer to her family and her practice now focuses on Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury defense litigation throughout the State of Texas. Since Brett has shifted over to medical malpractice defense, she has has served as Second Chair to Bruce E. Anderson in six medical malpractice trials in Bexar and Nueces counties. As second chair she has cross examined witnesses and Plaintiffs as well as conducted voir dire for three medical malpractice trials.
During her spare time, Brett loves to go to her family’s home in Nixon, Texas and fish and spend time with family. She also enjoys travelling to different countries and experiencing the culture and food of the places she visits.