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Judge Houston J. Patton

407 East Pascagoula St.
Jackson, MS 39205
Phone:  601.968.6663 or 601.985.3011
Fax:  601.973.5575
E-mail:  hpatton@co.hinds.ms.us

Map to our Office

WORK EXPERIENCE LEGAL

  • 1990-present
    Senior County Court Judge
    Elected Hinds County Judge, Post, 2
     
  • 1989-1990
    Appointed County Judge, Post 2
    April, 1989,by Governor Ray Mabus
     
  • 1983-1989
    Patton Law Office
    410 West Woodrow Wilson Blvd.
    Jackson, Mississippi 39213
  • 1979-1983
    Patton, Page, Moyo Law Firm
    Deposit Guaranty National Bank
    Jackson, Mississippi 39201
  • 1973-1979
    Staff Attorney, Community Legal Services
    Deputy Director of Legal Services
    Jackson, Mississippi

 

EDUCATION

  • Juris Doctorate - Southern University Law School
    Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1972
  • B.S. Communication, Fresno State College
    Fresno, California, 1962
  • Tougaloo Preparatory High School
    Tougaloo, Mississippi 1955

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS LEGAL

  • Mississippi Conference of Judges
     
  • Magnolia Bar Association
     
  • Omega Psi Phi Fraternity
     
  • Duffers Golf Association
     
  • Mason, Elks Lodge
     
  • Mississippi Bar Association
     
  • Outstanding Alumnus Recognition, December - 1999
     
  • For Judicial Performance, Southern University
    Baton Rouge, Louisiana
     
  • Outstanding Contribution in the Community
    Links Incorporated-1989
     
  • Recognition of Achievement by Tougaloo College-1993
    Tougaloo College Alumnus
     
  • Outstanding contribution to High School Athletics-1994
    Murrah Mustangs Booster Club
     
  • American Jurisprudence Award - 1972
    Baton Rouge School of Law
     
  • Certificate of Recognition Eliza Pillars Registered Nurses-1987
     
  • Outstanding Citizen Award - 2000
     
  • VFW Post 9832
     

PERSONAL DATA

    Member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Forrest Avenue

    Married to former Johnnie P. Lee

    Children: April, Harold, Portia (deceased)
 

 

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