About Manpreet Monica Singh
Judge Manpreet “Monica” Singh was born, raised, and educated in Houston, and earned her bachelor's degree from University of Texas at Austin and her JD from South Texas College of Law. Before her election to Harris County Civil Court at Law #4 in 2022—making history as Texas’ first Sikh Judge—she was a practicing attorney for 21 years. In 2010 she was runner-up for the Houston Young Lawyers Association Most Outstanding Attorney. The South Asian Bar Association honored her with their Distinguished Member Award in 2017. Judge Singh has served on the Board of Directors of the ACLU of Texas, the Texas Lyceum, and the Sikh Coalition. She is a Chapter Representative for the exclusive American Board of Trial Advocates and has taught numerous CLEs topics for University of Texas and the State Bar of Texas- an organization that also awarded her the Texas Diversity Champion Award in 2018. Judge Singh is a recipient of the national Passion of Excellence Award and a graduate of the Harvard Leadership Program, the FBI Citizens Academy and of Leadership Houston. She served as a member of Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner’s Transition Team and as a liaison with the Department of Homeland Security. She enjoys reading, traveling, and being ignored by her teenage boys.