Lee Pierson, Dallas
Lee Pierson obtained his B.B.A. from Texas Christian University in 1991, and then graduated from Texas Tech University School of Law in 1994. Following the bar exam, he practiced as an Assistant City Attorney in both Arlington and Wichita Falls, and later branched out into private practice. Mr. Pierson ran his own practice for 9 years before joining the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office in 2011 as a misdemeanor prosecutor. He has been the Chief of the Mental Health Division since 2015. Mr. Pierson has a passion for diversionary measures and always looks to help solve underlying issues in an effort to reduce recidivism, costs to the County and time spent in jail instead of treatment.