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Honorable Pat Sebesta



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Pat Sebesta is the retired Judge of the 239th Judicial District Court and the former Judge of County Court at Law No. 2 of Brazoria County, Texas.


Decades of Experience

Judge Sebesta is the founding member of the Pat Sebesta Law Firm, PLLC. where he continues to make his imprint on the practice of law – both as a highly regarded lawyer, a seasoned counselor and a credentialed mediator/arbitrator – in the service of clients and the community at large. During his 24 years as a trial judge, he presided over 700 jury trials, hundreds of non-jury matters, and thousands of ancillary matters in Brazoria County — both civil and criminal, that covered all areas of law from simple to complex litigation.

Judge Sebesta entered the practice of law in 1993 as a prosecutor with the Brazoria County District Attorney’s office, and for several years thereafter worked as a trial attorney in private practice in Angleton. In 1999, he was elected as Judge of the County Court at Law No. 2 and Probate of Brazoria County, Texas, a position in which he served for four years. In 2003, he was elected as Judge of the 239th District Court of Brazoria County, Texas. He was re-elected to five successive terms serving 20 years as a District Judge.

Judge Sebesta’s practice is concentrated in complex litigation, litigation management/consulting, commercial litigation, personal injury, toxic tort litigation, and products liability. He is a credentialed mediator, arbitrator, and special master.

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Judge Sebesta has served multiple terms as presiding judge of the Brazoria County Board of Judges. Judge Sebesta is currently a member of the Texas Bar Foundation, State Bar of Texas, Brazoria County Bar Association, the Texas Judicial Advisory Council, and other organizations connected with the district judges of Texas.

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 Judge Sebesta and his wife, Shannon, reside in Angleton, Texas where they raised their five children. Judge Sebesta continues to serve the Angleton Independent School District as the public address announcer for the Wildcat football, baseball, and softball teams.

Lifelong Resident in the Heart of Brazoria County

Judge Sebesta was born and raised in Brazoria County. He graduated from Angleton High School in 1981. In 1985, he graduated from Sam Houston University and was a teacher and coach for five years before he started law school at South Texas College of Law. Judge Sebesta was licensed in November 1993 to practice law in the State of Texas. 

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