Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Ryan Patrick of Houston as Judge of the 177th Judicial District Court in Harris County for a term to expire at the next general election.
Patrick is an assistant district attorney for Harris County. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas and Texas District and County Attorneys Association, and a past member of the Houston Young Lawyers Association. He is a volunteer Sunday school teacher at Houston's First Baptist Church and a former mock trial coach at South Texas College of Law.
Patrick received a bachelor's degree from Baylor University and a law degree from South Texas College of Law.