1201 Franklin St., 8th Floor
Houston, TX 77002

Harris County Criminal Justice Center Courthouse Houston Texas 1201 Franklin St CJC
NOTICE: On December 31, 2020, the Texas Office of Court Administration (OCA) updated its guidance for the conduct of in-person proceedings in all Texas courts in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Based on OCA’s latest guidance, in-person court proceedings are limited beginning January 11, 2021. Parties are encouraged to contact their assigned courts for further instruction. In any event, do not miss your court appearance.

Staff Directory

Rachel Ferrel
Court Coordinator
(832) 927-3100
Martha Loyes Vasquez
Lead Court Clerk
(832) 927-3100
Rene Reyes
(832) 927-3100
Corina Nolasco
Court Reporter
(832) 927-3100
Assistant Court Clerk
(832) 927-3100
Bernard Kuzminski
Process Server
(832) 927-3100
John Jack
Court Liaison Officer (Probation Dept.)
(832) 927-3100
Fax: (832) 927-3120

Court 1 Appearance Policy

  1. Judge takes the bench at 9am and commences Zoom.
  2. Defendants are to appear in person for arraignment settings and any setting thereafter unless they have hired an attorney or have had an attorney appointed to them by the Court. Attorneys are required to appear on their client’s behalf.
  3. Defendant’s appearances are waived unless there is a plea, trial, a hearing which requires the defendant’s appearance, or the defendant’s appearance has been required by the Judge to address bond conditions or bond violations.
  4. Attorneys can appear in person or via Zoom.
  5. Zoom appearances are encouraged for anyone that may feel they have been exposed to Covid-19 or are feeling any symptoms of Covid-19.


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Harris County Criminal Justice Center
1201 Franklin -- 7th Floor
Houston TX 77002-1900


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Harris County Criminal Courts at Law      

Judge Alex Salgado, Court 1
Judge Ronnisha Bowman, Court 2
Judge Ashley Mayes Guice, Court 3
Judge Shannon Baldwin, Court 4

Judge David M. Fleischer, Court 5
Judge Kelley Andrews, Court 6
Judge Andrew A. Wright, Court 7
Judge Franklin Bynum, Court 8

Judge Toria J. Finch, Court 9
Judge Lee Harper Wilson, Court 10
Judge Sedrick T. Walker, II, Court 11
Judge Genesis E. Draper, Court 12

Judge Raul Rodriguez, Court 13
Judge David L. Singer, Court 14
Judge Tonya Jones, Court 15
Judge Darrell Jordan, Court 16