Honorable Janet B. Heppard, Judge

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Judge Janet B. Heppard graduated from the University of Houston with a joint JD/MBA in 1993 and earned a BS, Summa Cum Laude, in Geology and Geophysics from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, in 1981. Prior to law school, Judge Heppard worked as a geophysicist at Amoco Production Company in Houston, Texas for 8 years. After her graduation from the University of Houston Law Center (UHLC), she worked for a solo practitioner before being hired as a staff attorney in the UHLC Clinical Program in 1995 where she primarily practiced in the area of family law while providing free legal services to low income members of the local community. Read More

 

Honorable Richard T. Bell, Associate Judge

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Professional Experience

  • 18 years Legal Experience in Fort Bend County, Texas
Education
  • South Texas College of Law, Juris Doctorate of Law
  • Southwestern University, Bachelor of Arts
Licenses
  • Supreme Court of the State of Texas- 1997
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas – 1997
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit – 1999
  • United States Supreme Court -- 2000
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Court Staff

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Contact Us
Physical Address Fort Bend County Justice Center, Courtroom 3H, 1422 Eugene Heimann Cir, Richmond, TX 77469
Mailing Address 301 Jackson Street, Richmond, TX 77469
Phone 281-238-3290
Fax 281-238-3289

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