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 Fort Bend County District Attorney's Office represents the people of the State of Texas in all felony and misdemeanor criminal cases in the district courts, county courts at law, and justice courts. It is the primary duty of the District Attorney and his assistants, not to convict, but to see that justice is done. Additionally, the District Attorney represents the State in asset forfeiture cases, bond forfeitures cases, juvenile matters, protective orders, as well as aiding crime victims through its victim assistance coordinator.
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