Judge Sonya Heath | 310th Family Court

Judge Sonya Heath
Judge Sonya Heath – 310th

MEET THE JUDGE

Judge Sonya Heath earned her Bachelor’s in Business Administration-Accounting and in Business Administration – Administrative Management 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. She has been licensed to practice law since November of 2009, and according to the Houston Chronicle she has handled over 500 family law cases in that time. She was elected judge in the 2018 mid-term elections.

EDUCATION

University of Houston Downtown, TX, BS Business Administration
Texas Southern University, Houston, TX, 05/2009, JD

TEXAS LICENSE DATE

11/06/2009

JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE

None – As of the publication of this post.

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

None – As of the publication of this post.

PARTY AFFILIATION

Democratic Party

MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS

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

INTERESTING FACTS

Judge Heath has participated in the MS 150 fundraising cycling event, a 150 mile ride from Houston to Austin.

According to the Harris County District Clerk website she has handled 225 Civil/Family cases and 1 Criminal case in Harris County.  That said, we are not including cases in other counties or those cases filed under another attorney’s bar number which can be the case when working as an associate.

COURT INFORMATION

COURT STAFF

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

LOCATION

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

COURT

310th Family Court Rules & Documents

HELPFUL LINKS

State Bar of Texas Family Law Section
ABA Family Law Section
Full Text of Texas Family Code (& Texas Constitution & all codes)

Note: The information above is gathered from a variety of resources.  We welcome and encouraged the judges to add to the information or correct the information via the Contact page.

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