Brian Middleton was born in Houston, Texas. He is married to Coretta Middleton and has three children. He is a 1990 graduate of Lamar High School in Houston, Texas. Mr. Middleton received a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of Houston in 1994. Mr. Middleton graduated from Thurgood Marshall School of Law with honors in 1997 and was licensed to practice law the same year.
Brian Middleton is the son of Bernard and Carolyn Middleton of Houston, Texas. His father is also an attorney. His father has practiced labor law for over 47 years. Brian M. Middleton has two siblings, Joseph Middleton and Tracy Middleton. Tracy Middleton is a lawyer and previously practiced with Brian.
While in law school, Mr. Middleton was employed as a legal intern at the First Court of Appeals, the Harris County District Attorney’s Office, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas under the supervision of Judge Calvin Botley.
Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Middleton began his legal career at the Office of the Attorney General of Texas, Habeas Corpus Division where he represented the Director of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in Federal Court regarding lawsuits filed by Texas inmates. Thereafter, Mr. Middleton was employed as a briefing attorney for Judge Morris Overstreet at the Texas Court of Criminal of Appeals, as an assistant district attorney at the Fort Bend County District Attorney’s Office, and as an associate attorney for the Barrett, Burke, Wilson, Castle, Daffin, & Frappier Law Firm.
Mr. Middleton established the Middleton Law Firm in 2003 and practiced in the areas of criminal law, civil litigation, bankruptcy, and appeals.
Mr. Middleton was also employed as a municipal prosecutor for the City of Meadows Place, City of Wallis, and the City of Jersey Village. Mr. Middleton was also employed as a judge for the City of Jacinto City and an adjunct professor at Thurgood Marshall School of Law.
The primary duty of the Fort Bend County District Attorney and his assistants is to not to convict, but to see that justice is done. The District Attorney’s Office will relentlessly pursue justice and utilize best practices in evidence-based prosecutions. The District Attorney’s Office will ensure public safety with integrity, accountability, collaboration, and fairness.
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