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THE PERSON BEHIND THE BADGE: LISA MORITA

Our person Behind the Badge this month is CASA Lisa Morita. Lisa was raised with her 2 brothers and 2 sisters in Maine, where most of her family still resides. She became a mom at a young age and with sheer determination, positivity and a strong work ethic, did whatever it took to get her… Read more »

THE PERSON BEHIND THE BADGE: MARCUS BRITTON-DAVIS

Our Person Behind the Badge this month is CASA Marcus Britton-Davis, a West Texas native, who found his way (and his roots) to Central Texas. Marcus’ love affair with Central Texas began during high school through his participation in journalism competitions in Austin. He recalls falling in love with the trees, the rainy afternoons and… Read more »

WELCOME TO OUR CASA COMMUNITY

Meet our newest CASA Volunteers, fondly called the “Trailblazers” as they were the first class that went through the new CASA Volunteer training. On February 19, 2019, Kerry Fossler, Joi Parmley, Greg Johnson, Mitez Ormond and Barbara Kayton (left to right) were sworn in by Judge Benton Eskew.  All these fine folks reside in Bastrop… Read more »

THE PERSON BEHIND THE BADGE: JOHN WRIGHT

Our Person Behind the Badge this month is CASA John Wright who was born, raised and spent 18 years in northeast Arkansas in a town called Pocahontas. During junior year in high school, he attended Arkansas Boys State, an immersive program in civic education organized by the American Legion. John states that his parents never… Read more »

THE PERSON BEHIND THE BADGE: SANDY MEDINA

Our featured Person Behind the Badge this month is Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA), Sandy Medina. Sandy, who will be celebrating her third year as a CASA in April, originally hails from Galveston, but lived in Austin before settling in Bastrop in 2007. The path to meeting Joe, her husband, sounds like a love story… Read more »

WELCOME TO OUR CASA COMMUNITY

CASA of Bastrop, Fayette & Lee Counties is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Peggy Gilmore, Rayma Holladay and Natasha Shepherd (left to right) as Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) by Judge Jeff Steinhauser on November 14, 2018.  These newly sworn in Advocates will be accepting cases in Fayette and Lee Counties. Welcome to… Read more »