Judge Hector Garza presides over the 195th District Court of Texas, a felony court with jurisdiction in Dallas County. He was first elected to this bench in 2016 as the Democratic nominee, and he is seeking re-election in 2022.
Judge Garza has more than 15 years of combined legal and judicial experience, and is a graduate of Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law. Before his service on the 195th, Judge Garza worked as a defense attorney and prosecutor.
Judge Garza is a native of Dallas County and a graduate of Duncanville High School and the University of Texas at Arlington. Judge Garza and wife Cynthia are raising two children in Dallas and are very active in community service. Judge Garza is a lifelong Democrat who volunteered with numerous campaigns and the party before successfully running for public office.
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