ABOUT JUDGE KELLI JOHNSON

Judge Kelli Johnson grew up in the small town of Sulphur Springs, Texas where public service became a way of life at an early age. Volunteering alongside her parents and fellow church members was an integral part of her upbringing. She developed a strong sense of empathy from helping children battling terminal cancer, working with elderly patients in nursing homes, and cooking Thanksgiving meals for people who otherwise wouldn’t have had one. Today, she is an active volunteer as a Star Court Judge, an active member of her community, and committee chair of three committees.

Throughout public school, she excelled academically and graduated in the top 5 of her high school. With 17 years as a prosecutor in the District Attorney’s Office, she is highly respected on both sides of the aisle. Judge Johnson’s beautiful family includes her partner Hilary and their handsome 9-year old son Evan. She proudly represents the LGBTQ community in her candidacy.

Judge Johnson is a proud TCU Horned  Frog who graduated with honors. Her lifelong compassion fighting for the little guy made for a natural transition into the courtroom where ensuring fairness and equality remain her guiding principles.

NOTABLE PERSONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS BY JUDGE KELLI JOHNSON

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Top 10% from South Texas College of Law; American Bar Association Governor

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#8 in the State of Texas for State Bar Exam

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Fluency in Spanish from the University of Salamanca, Spain

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White House Intern and member of the White House Press Advance Team for two years

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Chief of Police Commendation and Outstanding Service in Gang Prosecution

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Host Judge of the High School Mock Trial Competition

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Second highest vote count in 2016 election

Johnson family photo: son Evan, Kelli , partner Hilary

Judge Johnson and her son Evan

Photo credit: Outsmart Magazine, Brandon Wolf

Four judges and a district attorney from the community join the celebration of November’s blue sweep of Harris County.

Photo credit: Outsmart Magazine, Dalton DeHart

LGBTQ Veterans and Allies Military Ball 2019