Debra Ibarra Mayfield, Texas A&M class of 1996, has been appointed by Governor Greg Abbott and unanimously confirmed by the Texas Senate as Judge of the 165th District Court of Harris County, Texas.
Judge Mayfield had been serving as the Judge of Harris County Civil Court At Law Number One since she was appointed by unanimous vote of the Commissioners' Court in 2011. She was twice elected in 2012 and 2014 to that bench. She also served as Administrative Judge over the Harris County courts in 2015.
Prior to her taking the bench, Judge Mayfield was a partner in a mid-sized defense firm where she had an active statewide trial and appellate practice.
She is the past president of the Mexican American Bar Association of Houston (MABAH) and has been awarded the distinction of a "Woman on the Move" by Texas Executive Women, the Amicus Award by MAHBAH, and the Public Service Award by South Texas College of Law.
For more information about Judge Mayfield, please visit www.debramayfield.com.