Dayna Blazey, candidate for the 167th District Court, is a lifelong Texan and resident of Travis County for 35 years. She has served the people of Travis County as a felony prosecutor with the Travis County District Attorney’s Office for over 30 years. Dayna is currently the Director for Diversion Programs and the Grand Jury Division with the District Attorney’s Office.
For the last 8 years, Dayna has focused her career on researching and implementing effective and treatment-based diversion programs within the justice system because she believes in second chances. If elected Judge, Dayna would institute true criminal justice reform by working to improve indigent defense, protecting the rights of the accused and victims alike, while ensuring justice is fair and accessible for every person.
Dayna graduated from South Texas College of Law in the top 7% of her class and was selected as a member of the Law Review. After law school, Dayna worked as a Briefing Attorney for Judge Charles “Chuck” Campbell at the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. As a briefing attorney, Dayna researched and drafted legal opinions that affected laws throughout the entire State of Texas.