Wendy L. McClellan - Chief of Grand Jury & Intake Division

Wendy McClellan is the Division Chief of the Grand Jury and Intake Division of the Criminal District Attorney’s Office for Bexar County. This division is Wendy McClenancomprised of misdemeanor and felony Assistant District Attorneys as well as investigators and support staff. The District Attorney’s Office receives misdemeanor and felony cases from all law enforcement agencies within Bexar County including the San Antonio Police Department and the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office. Upon receipt of the initial offense reports, the District Attorney’s Office reviews the case and completes any additional investigation that may be necessary. As the Division Chief, Wendy also oversees the presentation of all felony cases to the grand juries of Bexar County and coordinates all grand jury investigations.

In addition to her primary duties dealing with intake and presentment of cases, Wendy also supervises the attorneys who represent the State of Texas in hearings and trials to determine competency and mental status of individuals charged with crimes. She also provides oversight to attorneys and staff responsible for probable cause hearings and trials pursuant to an emergency or voluntary detention and voluntary or involuntary commitments. She is also responsible for the supervision and training of misdemeanor attorneys who prosecute cases in Bexar County’s Justice of the Peace Courts. Her additional duties include overseeing the staff who handles guardianship proceedings in probate court and hearings relating to Adult Protective Services. Wendy received her B.A. from Texas Tech University and J.D. degree from St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas. Wendy has been an Assistant District Attorney in the office for over 16 years and began her legal career as an Assistant Criminal District Attorney for Bexar County, Texas in 1998. She has worked in the Criminal Trial, Grand Jury, and Intake Divisions of the District Attorney’s Office. During her time in the office she represented the State of Texas in thousands of criminal cases on offenses ranging from misdemeanors to capital murder. She has been in a supervisory position within the office since 2004. During the last 16 years she has served as the project manager on many major projects for the District Attorney’s Office.

Wendy is licensed to practice law by the Supreme Court of Texas.

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