Gov. Perry Appoints Ahlschwede as District Attorney of 452nd Judicial District, Hofmann as Judge
AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Tonya Spaeth Ahlschwede of Junction as district attorney of the 452nd Judicial District in Edwards, Kimble, McCulloch, Mason and Menard counties for a term to expire in the next general election. He also appointed Robert Hofmann of Mason as judge of the 452nd Judicial District Court in Edwards, Kimble, McCulloch, Mason and Menard counties for a term to expire at the next general election.
Ahlschwede is an attorney and shareholder at Ahlschwede and Spaeth PC, and a former assistant district attorney of the 198th Judicial District in Kimble, Mason, Menard and McCulloch counties. She is a member of the State Bar of Texas, State Bar of Texas Crime Victims Committee, and Texas District and County Attorneys Association. She is a past member of the Texas Young Lawyers Association and Tom Green County Bar Association. She is also a member of the Junction A&M Club and Mason Tennis Association, and a volunteer for the Kimble County 4-H Club and Kimble County Senior Citizens Center.
Ahlschwede received a bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University and a law degree from the Texas Tech University School of Law.
Hofmann is presiding judge of the Child Protection Court of the Hill Country and former Mason County attorney. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, National Association of Counsel for Children, Child Protection Court Advisory Committee, and Texas Association of Child Protection Judges. He is also a member of the Texas Supreme Court Children’s Commission and chair of the commission’s Texas Blueprint Implementation Task Force. He is vice chair of the First United Methodist Church of Mason Church Council, and a leader and staff care coordinator of Mason Young Life. He is also past Texas judicial representative of the U.S. Children’s Bureau Collaboration, and a community leader in the creation and organization of Bluebonnet CASA.
Hofmann received a bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University and a law degree from the Texas Tech University School of Law.