County Court at Law 3

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Honorable Juli Mathew, Judge

Important Notice

Attorneys with cases set on the Dismissal for Want of Prosecution (DWOP) dockets in this Court need to appear for these dockets if you have already had at least one (1) Order to Retain granted in the past. If you are filing your first Motion to Retain, please make sure it is properly verified and filed within ten (10) days prior to the DWOP docket.



The Honorable Judge Juli A. Mathew was elected to County Court at Law 3 in 2018 after having been Associate Municipal Judge in Arcola, TX and a practicing attorney for 15 years with experience in mass tort, civil litigation, probate, and criminal matters in Fort Bend and surrounding counties including Harris, Montgomery, Galveston and Brazoria.

Judge Mathew, a Fort Bend resident of almost two decades, is a proud immigrant from Kerala, India, is bilingual in Malayalam and English, and is the first Asian American woman ever to be elected in Fort Bend County.

Judge Mathew grew up in Philadelphia and attended Penn State University before attending Delaware Law School for her Juris Doctorate. A few of her academic achievements include:

  • Alpha Class member of the Asian American service sorority Alpha Kappa Delta Phi
  • Studied abroad at University of Leiden, The Netherlands about the Dutch Criminal Justice System
  • President, Student Government Association at Penn State Abington
  • Citation for Leadership from Pennsylvania House of Representatives
  • Environmental Law Clinic & Trial Advocacy Program at Delaware Law School

In addition to her service to the community through various capacities, Judge Mathew is a wife and mother of three beautiful daughters. She is committed to serving every Fort Bend resident with understanding, fairness, and justice.

Office Address
Fort Bend County Justice Center
1422 Eugene Heimann Circle, Courtroom 2D
Richmond, TX. 77469

Mailing Address
County Court at Law No.3
301 Jackson Street, Room 101
Richmond, TX. 77469


Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - Noon; 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM