Courts: How they operate and the roles under the Constitution
Dec 06, 2018
Judge Michael Landrum, 113th District Court
Courts: How they operate and the roles under the Constitution


Michael Landrum is presiding Judge in the 113th Civil District Court, in Harris County.  He has held this bench since his appointment by Governor Rick Perry in May, 2013.

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.

Michael Landrum holds specialist certifications in the fields of Civil Trial Law and Civil Appellate Law from 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.