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Judge Sonya L. Heath | 310th Family Court

Judge Sonya Heath


Judge Sonya L. Heath has presided over the 310th Court since January 1, 2019. She ran for re-election and won on November 8, 2022. Her current term ends in 2026.

Judge Heath earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Houston Downtown. Judge Heath’s legal experience started over 30 years ago as a civil litigation assistant, but she has held a variety of positions, including working as a judicial intern for the First Court of Appeals. Judge Heath was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 2009. Prior to being elected to the bench, she managed her own law practice. According to the Houston Chronicle, she has handled over 500 family law cases in that time.

In her free time, she enjoys reading and participating in her church. She is a mother to two adult sons.

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Information on Judge Sonya Heath


  • Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, J.D. Graduated 2009 
  • University of Houston-Downtown, Bachelor’s 




  • Re-elected – 11/2022
  • Elected – 11/2018


None – As of the publication of this post.


Democratic Party


  • American Bar Association Family Law Committee Vice Chair, 2009 – Present
  • State Bar of Texas Association Member, 2009 – Present
  • Houston Bar Association Member, 2009 – Present
  • Houston and Texas Young Lawyers Association Member, 2009 – Present
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association Member, 2009 – Present
  • State Bar of Texas Juvenile Law Section Member, 2009 – Present
  • Association of Women Attorneys Member, 2008 – Present
  • Rotary Club University Area chapter, 2011- Present
  • Burta Rhodes Raborn Family Law In American Inn of Court Member, 2018 – present


Judge Heath enjoys cycling and has participated in the BP MS-150 cycling event, where participants ride over 150 miles from Houston to Austin to raise funds for multiple sclerosis.



Court Phone: (713) 274-1310
Associate Judge: Hon. Charles Collins
Coordinator: Melinda Schmidt
Court Reporter: Leticia Salas


Harris County Civil Courthouse
201 Caroline, 15th Floor
Houston, Texas 77002



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