Andrea Beall is a lifelong Democrat and a career public servant. Every day, Andrea works to bring Justice to Harris County and provide a voice to the voiceless. Andrea has a background in Community Development and a passion for the law. She strives to make Harris County a fair and just community.
Andrea is currently employed by the Harris County District Attorney’s Office as a Felony Chief in the Child Fatality Division. Andrea is in charge of half of all investigations and pending cases in Harris County where a child under the age of 14 has been killed. Andrea has served her community by seeking justice in cases involving serious crimes such as Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child, Continuous Sexual Assault of a Child, Murder, Capital Murder (Non-Death Penalty), Aggravated Robbery, and cases involving Domestic Violence. Since the killings at the Harding Street raid, Andrea has been employed by the City of Houston to train police officers in Search and Seizure Law and to aid them in understanding the 4th Amendment protections provided to members of our community. Additionally, Andrea is an Adjunct Professor at South Texas College of Law Houston.
Andrea serves on the Houston Bar Association’s Gender Fairness Committee as well as the HAY Center Committee, an association dedicated to empowering current and former foster youth.
Prior to practicing law, Andrea graduated from Baylor University in Waco, Texas with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, minoring in Philosophy. Andrea also has a Masters in International Development with an emphasis on Urban Planning and Development from Eastern University in Pennsylvania. Andrea then went on to graduate Magna Cum Laude from South Texas College of Law Houston, where she received her Juris Doctorate.
Andrea has previously served the United States Senate as a legislative intern for Senator Richard “Dick” Durbin (D-IL), the Majority Whip of the United States Senate. While in that role, Andrea conducted legislative research on a variety of political issues including immigration reform and mental health assistance for veterans. Andrea has also worked for Agape Development, a non-profit Community Development Organization, working with at-risk youth and young adults in Houston’s Third Ward. Andrea served in Houston’s Second Ward through Mission Year, a non-denominational, non-profit, Christian Community Development organization.