Judge John Donovan - Presiding Judge of the 113th District Court of Harris County, Texas

Judge at 113th District Court in Harris County, Texas



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Currently presiding as Judge of the 113th District Court in Harris County, Texas, Judge John Donovan holds a Juris Doctor from South Texas College of Law, a degree he received in 1984. Prior to graduating with cum laude distinction, Judge Donovan served as the Articles Editor for the South Texas Law Review. He also participated in The Order of the Lytae, an academic honor society for law students.

Stepping into his present role in January 2011, Judge John Donovan brings a wealth of legal experience to this judicial bench, having practiced law in numerous courts throughout the state of Texas. After receiving his license from the State Bar of Texas in 1985, Judge Donovan worked for the law firms Williams & Associates, Urquhart & Hassell, and Archer & Associates. In 1993, Judge Donovan was honored to receive a membership with the College of the State Bar of Texas.

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PhD/Doctorate - Law

South Texas College of Law

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