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County Court at Law 1
Title: County Court at Law 1 Judge
Brian Williams has been the Presiding Judge for the Rockwall County Court at Law since December 2010. Prior to taking the bench, Judge Williams served as the Chief of the Civil Division of the Rockwall County Criminal District Attorney’s Office. He began his legal career in the private sector practicing commercial litigation in Dallas.
Judge Williams was raised in Rockwall and graduated from Rockwall High School in 1990. He received his undergraduate degree in Government from the University of Texas at Austin and his law degree from Southern Methodist University. He is a member of Rockwall County Bar Association, Texas Bar Foundation and College of the State Bar of Texas.
Judge Williams is a member of the Rockwall Noon Rotary Club where he previously served as president. He has also served as past president of the Rockwall County Bar Association, past chairman of the Board of Managers of the JER Chilton YMCA, past president of the Rockwall High School Alumni Association, past director of the Lake Ray Hubbard Texas Exes and the RISD Education Foundation and past president of the Rockwall County Republican Men’s Club. Judge Williams is also a graduate and former board member of Leadership Rockwall. Additionally he served on the City of Rockwall Land Use Planning Committee, the Rockwall County Land Use and Open Space Committee and as a board member of the Rockwall County Open Space Alliance. He is also a former sports broadcaster for RISD Athletics.
Judge Williams and his wife, Beth, are the proud parents of two boys. He and his family are enthusiastic supporters of the Rockwall County Community.
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