Bill Henry

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Bill Henry


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Bill Henry is a judge for the 428th District Court in Hays County, Texas. He was first appointed to the bench in 2005 by former Governor Rick Perry. Judge Henry earned a B.A. from Baylor University and completed his J.D. at Baylor Law School. Now, he is Board Certified in Family Law and Civil Trial Law.

Upon graduating from law school, Judge Henry worked as an assistant district attorney in the Hays County District Attorney’s Office. He later worked as an associate at Fitzgerald, Majors & Stevens before becoming a partner at Jones and Henry. Judge Henry returned to the public sector when he accepted the position of assistant attorney general in the Office of the Texas Attorney General where he worked until he was appointed to the bench. Judge Henry has tried cases involving capital murder, human trafficking and sexual assault.

His memberships have included the Travis County Bar Association and the Hays County Bar Association. He has also served as a Board Member of the San Marcos Habitat for Humanity, as well as Director of San Marcos Noon Lions Club.

Raised in East Texas, Judge Henry moved to Houston as a teenager. Currently, he and his family attend First Baptist Church in San Marcos.

American Board of Trial Advocates

Graduate, Texas College of Judicial Studies

Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation

Board Certified, civil trial law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Board Certified, family law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Master of the bench, American Inns of Court

Past president, Hays County Bar Association

Life member, Baylor Law Alumni Association

Adjunct teacher, Trial Skills course, University of Texas Law School

Contributing Editor, Bench Book for Texas Judges

Certified Mediator, National Judicial College

Has tried murder, human trafficking, and child abuse cases