About Justice Christopher

Experienced Judge and Legal Scholar:

  • 9 years as an appellate judge
  • 15 years as a trial judge
  • 13 years in private practice
  • Board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Civil Trial Law and Personal Injury Trial Law

Honors, Awards and Accomplishments:

  • Appellate Judge of the Year by the Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialist
  • Texas Bar Foundation Outstanding Jurist Award
  • Trial Judge of the Year by the Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialists
  • Member of the Supreme Court Advisory Committee
  • Former Chair of the Pattern Jury Charge Oversight Committee


  • University of Texas School of Law, graduating with honors
  • University of Notre Dame, graduating with honors

Faith, Family and Community:

  • Married for 37 years, has three adult children and six grandchildren
  • Member of St. Vincent de Paul Church
  • Volunteers through her church and with the Houston Bar Association’s charitable programs
  • Formerly an active volunteer with both Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts
  • Proud parent of an Eagle Scout and a Gold Award recipient