Judge Jeff Williams

Judge Williams was elected as Justice of the Peace, for Precinct 5, Place 2, in the Nov. 02, 2010 general election in Harris County. He took the bench on January 1, 2011. This Justice Court is one of the busiest courts in the state of Texas with approximately 6,500 new cases being filed monthly and over $6,000,000.00 in revenues collected annually.


Judge Williams graduated from South Texas College of Law in Houston, receiving his Juris Doctor degree in 1981. He ran a general civil practice in Houston, from 1984 until his election in 2010.

Personal History:

Judge Williams has been married for over 34 years and is the proud father of two sons. Both sons are Eagle Scouts and are now adults pursuing their respective careers. Judge Williams and his family have lived in Precinct 5 since 1986.

Judge Williams is a Life Scout and served as an Assistant Scout-Master, den Leader and Committee Chair when active in Scouting.

Judge Williams served 5 years as an active member of the Texas State Guard, one of the military branches of the State of Texas. He was commissioned by Governor Rick Perry as a Captain, and assigned as a JAG officer Headquartered in Camp Mabry, Austin Texas, and permitted to drill with a local Army regiment.

The Judge has volunteered to serve at various community events including Wings over Houston, Dickens on the Strand, the Houston National Cemetery, and the Fort Bend County Fair. He also served in storm shelters during Hurricane Katrina, earned a Military Emergency Management Skill badge with the State Guard, and attended training sponsored by the United States Department of Homeland Security at the Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center at New Mexico Tech.

Judge Williams also served as the Chairman and Election Judge for voter precinct 625 for 4 years.

The Judge is conversant in Spanish.

Judge Williams rode in the 2009 BP MS 150 bicycle race, an annual charity bike ride from Houston to Austin. The event raises funds to help patients suffering from Multiple Sclerosis.