Paid for by the Denise Pratt for Judge Campaign, Treasurer, Willie Wright

DENISE PRATT is uniquely qualified to be judge of the 311th Family Court.  Denise has practiced family law in these courts that hear cases involving violence, drug/alcohol abuse and mental illness for over 18 years.  The judges and other attorneys show they trust and respect Denise; she is appointed to represent children and litigants, and has sat as a visiting judge at the request of multiple family law judges.  Denise is known for her fairness and integrity, and is trusted by her peers which shows in her 100% success rate as mediator.

 

Denise is well-equipped for the issues that come before this bench.  Denise has been trained in family violence by HPD Domestic Violence Unit and the advanced Baytown Police Citizens Academy.  She has represented litigants from Women's Shelters, Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse, and Texas Fathers for Equal Rights.  She's also been trained by Suicide Hotline and Charter Lakeside Drug/Alc Rehabilitation.  Having been appointed by the Governor, Denise continues to sit on the Board of Social Workers Examiners, a position which places her in an oversight role monitoring family health and safety issues.

 

Denise grew up with a strong sense of conservative family Christian values and a desire to make a difference.  She fostered through CPS and sponsors children in her home through a children’s home and private placement.  Her goal has always been to strengthen the family and give children a better future. She has tutored, mentored and substitute taught middle school through HISD.

 

 We all want our families and children to be in stable non-violent homes.  Denise has the training to recognize when risk factors are present, and the background to help protect families through these times.