Judge Barill created the El Paso Veterans Treatment Court in 2012.
Judge Angie Juarez Barill was elected in 2004 and is presently serving her fourth term on the 346th State District Court. Judge Barill started the El Paso Veterans Treatment Court in 2012, a program that serves to treat our active military and veterans who suffer from PTSD, TBI, and other mental illnesses. She also handles a criminal and a civil docket.
Judge Barill previously was elected as a Municipal Court Judge from 1994-2003. Prior to being elected, she worked as a Sole Practitioner, was an Assistant City Prosecutor and an Adjunct Professor at UTEP.
In 2015, Judge Barill was recognized by the Texas Veterans Commission with the Patriotism Award for the Veterans Treatment Court. She received Congressional Recognition by Congressman Beto O'Rourke for her work with the Treatment Court and her contribution in the Veteran Community. In 2014, Judge Barill received from the Paso Del Norte Civil Rights Project the Outstanding Achievement in Legal Services Award for her Contribution with the Veterans Treatment Court. In 2013, she was selected as the Outstanding Jurist and received the award from the American Board of Trial Advocates. In 2012, Judge Barill also received an Outstanding Achievement Award from the 1ST Armored Division/Old Ironside Association. And in 2006, Judge Barill was appointed by Chief Justice Wallace B. Jefferson, Supreme Court of Texas to service to the 8th Court of Appeals.
She has also contributed annually to the International Military-Sergeant Major’s Academy-Fort Bliss, by making presentations to military servicemen and women from all over the world regarding the U.S. Judicial System. She is a current member of the Juvenile Board, Current Law Library Board Committee Member, Founding Member of the LSPI advisory Board at UTEP and she has served for the last 10 years as the Presiding Chair of the El Paso County Bail Bond Board – which recently initiated E-Bond – the 1ST in the State of Texas.