The Honorable Kyle Carter

125th District Court Harris County District Courts, Department Tenth Floor, Suite 10-2


The Hon. Kyle Carter is a judge of the One Hundred and Twenty-Fifth District Court in Harris County, Texas. He began his judgeship in 2009. He is seeking re-election in 2020.
He is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and South Texas College of Law.
Carter was a senior litigation associate with the Carter Law Firm. He represented corporate clients, small businesses, and individuals. He has also served as general counsel to the legislative committees on General Investigations and Ethics, and the committee on Urban Affairs.
Carter has been the president of the Texas Association of District Judges and works with several charitable organizations. He is an active Mason and Shriner; supporter of Shriners Hospital and Rite Care; a member of the University of Texas Chancellors Council; a life member of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Carter is the founder/president of Judges at Work in Schools, and Join, Inc., which brings together judges who can address community needs.
Carter is a native Houstonian. He has been married to his wife, Melanie, for the past 17 years, and they have three children. His father is a lawyer and his mother is a Methodist minister. Carter is a fan of the Astros and the Rockets.
He is a Democrat.

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