Erin Hendricks is an Assistant District Attorney with the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office. Erin is a chief prosecutor assigned to the County’s first Sexual Assault Prosecution Unit. She has worked in the Family Violence Felony Division for over five years and was formerly assigned as felony supervisor to the Family Violence Misdemeanor Section. Originally from Fort Worth, Erin received a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish from the University of Texas Austin. She started at the D.A.’s office in the summer of 2002 after graduating from the Dedman School of Law School at SMU. While at SMU, she was a student director for the law school’s Domestic Violence Symposium. Erin has presented on issues of domestic and sexual violence prosecution to students, advocates and social workers, law enforcement officials, medical providers, lawyers, judges and other prosecutors at conferences and trainings across Texas. Outside of the courthouse, Erin serves on the Board of Directors for the Genesis Women’s Shelter auxiliary group, the Shareholders. Erin is committed to providing help and services to victims of domestic and sexual violence and increasing the community’s knowledge of the reality and prevalence of violence against women.