With the passage of HB 3474 in the 88th Texas Legislature, Harris County will soon have a new Court, Probate Court No. 5, on September 1, 2023.
To be considered for the appointment to Judge of Probate Court No. 5, you must:
1) be at least 25 years of age;
2) be a United States citizen and have resided in Harris County for at least two years before the appointment; and
3) be a licensed attorney in Texas who has practiced law or served as a judge of a court in this state, or both combined, for the five years preceding this appointment, unless otherwise provided for by law.
The newly-appointed judge will hold the office until that individual or a successor is elected and qualified after the next general election.
Commissioner Lesley Briones is seeking resumes from well-qualified applicants who wish to be considered for this appointment. To submit your application, please send your resume in PDF format to [email protected].