Judge Michael Mery is a native of San Antonio with over 23 years of real-life judicial experience. After receiving his J.D. from the University of Texas Law School, Mery has dedicated his life to helping others. He helped protect children from child abuse as Assistant Attorney General of Texas and Assistant District Attorney of Bexar County.
In 1999, Judge Mery began his judicial career as the first judge of the Criminal Bexar County Court at Law #12. Seeing the need for reform of our criminal justice system and moved by the plight of the mentally ill, Judge Mery helped establish and presided over the first Mental Health Court in Bexar County. He then sat on the 37th Judicial District Court, where he devoted 8 years to presiding over family law cases and other civil cases. Judge Michael Mery now serves as Judge of the 144th Judicial District Court, where he hears serious criminal cases. He has always been absolutely fair, and he is running for reelection to deliver justice with a firm and even hand.