The Honorable William R. Burke, Jr. (R)

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State District Judge

Entered Office: 10-23-2003 Term Ends: 12-31-2018 District: 189

General Information

Personal Information

Burke is an attorney in private practice, a mediator and arbitrator. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Houston Bar Association and the Houston Bar Foundation. He is a volunteer facilitator for Bridges to Life, a restorative justice program with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and a board member for the Fulfillment Foundation, which operates a residential facility for men recovering from alcohol or chemical dependency. He was a clerk for Chief Judge John R. Brown of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Burke received a bachelor’s degree from Rice University, and a law degree with honors from the University of Texas School of Law.

Contact and Phone Numbers

189th Civil Court:
  201 Caroline, 12th Floor
  Houston, TX 77002
(832) 927-2325
Cathy Norton, Coord.

General Contact for Harris
  1001 Preston, Suite 911
  Houston, TX 77002-2013
(713) 755-4000
(713) 755-8379