County Court Judge District 2 Biography

Judge Houston J. Patton

407 East Pascagoula St.
Jackson, MS 39205
Phone:  601.968.6663 or 601.985.3011
Fax:  601.973.5575

Map to our Office


  • 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



  • 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



  • 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


    Member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Forrest Avenue

    Married to former Johnnie P. Lee

    Children: April, Harold, Portia (deceased)


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