Shannon Baldwin


Shannon will be a critical LGBTQ voice on the Harris County bench


Shannon Baldwin has practiced law for 21 years. She is licensed in Georgia and Texas. She practiced law in Atlanta, Georgia for four years before returning to Texas. Shannon is a former prosecutor and opened her law practice in Texas in 2003. Currently, she is a Partner at Baldwin Williams & Associates, PLLC. She has tried cases before a jury from traffic violations up to capital murder.

Shannon joined the U.S. Army Reserves on September 23, 1987. When she graduated from college, she was commissioned as an officer, 2nd Lieutenant.

She earned a Bachelor of Science in Law Enforcement and Police Science at Sam Houston State University. Shannon went on to graduate Cum Laude from John Marshall Law School in Atlanta, Georgia.

Shannon is an active member of several professional organizations and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Shannon is married to her wife, Anita Williams and they have a 6 month old foster daughter.

Shannon is running to bring dignity, diversity and restore faith in our justice system.

“Fairness and justice are the norms for anyone wanting to be a judge. It’s time we end the culture of blatant disrespect and lack of dignity coming from the bench. Every person, be it complainant or accused person, that enters my court will know that their race, wealth or lack thereof, who they choose to love will have no bearing on their case. I welcome this responsibility. With your vote and support, I will serve you honorably.”

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