The Honorable Gloria E. López is a judge in the 308th Family District Court in Harris County, Texas. Prior to taking the bench, Judge López was a family law practitioner in Harris County and surrounding counties. She is a proud daughter of an immigrant mother, from Mexico, and Disabled American Veteran Father. Her father served in the U.S. Army and retired with 25 years of service. She is bilingual in Spanish and English and was the first Latina to be elected in the 308th District Court.
Judge López was born and raised in McAllen, Texas and graduated from McAllen High School. She received her bachelor’s degree in Government and Spanish from The University of Texas at Austin. Thereafter, she obtained her Juris Doctorate from Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law.
In addition to her service to the community in various capacities, Judge López is a wife and dog-mom, to a pup named Pedro. She is committed to serving every Harris County resident with understanding, fairness, and justice.
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