District Attorney Greg Willis is Collin County’s chief prosecutor. His highest duty is to seek justice at all times. He also runs the county’s largest law firm – the District Attorney’s office – a staff of over 130, including 69 prosecutors and 26 investigators, who are sworn peace officers. DA Willis’ guiding compass for himself and his staff is to Pursue Justice and Protect our Community.
DA Willis has excelled in all three corners of our criminal justice system – as a prosecutor, defense attorney, and judge. He’s been twice honored as a Texas SuperLawyer®, and serves on the Board of Directors of the Texas District and County Attorney Association (TDCAA). DA Willis has been honored with various leadership awards for his fierce devotion to protecting children and fighting domestic violence, including the Child Advocate of the Year award and the Community Legacy Award. As a leader recognized around the state, he serves on the Texas Association of Counties (TAC) Leadership 254 Advisory Board.
DA Willis’ leadership is also recognized nationally. He served as the lone Texas prosecutor on the National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) Opioids Task Force, and currently serves on the nationwide Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (APA) Collateral Consequences Advisory Committee.
DA Willis has also served as President of the Collin County Bar Association, as a Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation, and as a Rotarian for 20+ years.
A 5th generation Texan, DA Willis graduated with honors from Baylor University, and earned his law degree from the University of Virginia. He and his wife of 25+ years, Jill, raised their son and daughter (and their rescue dog and cat) in Collin County.