Governor Abbott Appoints Robbins As 1st Judicial District Attorney
Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Paul A. Robbins as District Attorney of the 1st Judicial District in Sabine and San Augustine Counties for a term set to expire December 31, 2024 or until his successor shall be duly elected and qualified.
Paul A. Robbins of San Augustine is an attorney in private practice and serves as a Regional Attorney for the Texas Municipal Police Association. Since 2018, Robbins has served as a Captain with the San Augustine Sheriff’s Office. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Nacogdoches County Bar Association, and the Angelina County Bar Association. He is the former President of the East Texas Peace Officers Association, former member of the American Bar Association and the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, former Director of the Blue Knights – Chapter XXII, former Chairman of the Texas School Safety Center Board, and former member of the Nacogdoches Chamber of Commerce. Robbins received a Basic Peace Officers License after training at the East Texas Police Academy at Kilgore College and has earned an Intermediate, Advanced, and Master Peace Officer Certificate from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Business Administration from Stephen F. Austin State University and a Juris Doctor degree from South Texas College of Law.