Judge Michael Landrum presides in the 113th Civil District Court, in Harris County. He has held this bench since his appointment by Governor Rick Perry in May, 2013. He was elected to a full term in 2014 and stands for re-election this November.
Michael is a native Houstonian. He grew up in the Spring Branch area and attended Memorial High School. He received his B.A. from the University of St. Thomas, and a law degree from the University of Texas. He has been a licensed attorney for 42 years.
Michael Landrum holds specialist certifications in the fields of Civil Trial Law and Civil Appellate Law, issued by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Before being sworn in as judge, Landrum dedicated his legal career to representing businesses and business people in matters involving a wide variety of transactional, litigation and appellate matters.
In addition to his official duties, Landrum teaches a class about American courts at Houston Baptist University, serves as judicial liaison to the Houston Young Lawyers Association, lectures in continuing legal education programs, judges student mock trial and moot court competitions, and is active in Houston Bar Association activities.
Judge Landrum and his wife, Mary Grace, have been married for 35 years, and they are the parents of one adult son.