The District Attorney’s Office is pleased to announce the addition of three new attorneys to their prosecutorial staff.

Neel Kapur is a graduate of the South Texas College of Law and DePaul University. He comes to us from the Hildalgo County District Attorney’s Office where was a misdemeanor prosecutor. He has prior clerkships with the Department of Justice and the United States Attorney’s Office.

Taylor Stoehner completed an undergraduate degree in Spanish and her law degree at Texas Tech. She was the articles Editor of the Texas Tech Law Review, and a National Champion at the American Bar Association Arbitration Competition. She has a prior internship with the Harris County District Attorney’s Office.

Philip Harris graduated cum laude from the University of Texas at Dallas with a bachelor’s degree in political science and completed his law degree at the University of Texas. While he was in law school he was a moot court champion and Notes Editor for the Review of Litigation. He interned at the Williamson County District Attorney’s office and the Federal Public Defender’s Office in Dallas. He served as a law clerk for Judge Elsa Alcala at the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals for a year before joining the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office.

“Our office continues to attract the best and the brightest law school graduates from all over the state and country,” stated District Attorney Brett Ligon. “Attorneys that want to experience working with some of the best lawyers in the field of prosecution want to come work here. Add the community features of high public safety, excellent schools and recreational assets like Lake Conroe and it’s no wonder that we always have more applications that openings. It’s nice to be able to hire the best of the best to serve the citizens of Montgomery County.”