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Michael H. Schneider, Sr.

Michael H. Schneider, Sr., American federal judge. Named Trial Judge of the Year, Texas Association Civil Trial and Appellate Specialists, 1994, 2001. Member of American Bar Association, Texas Bar Foundation, Houston Bar Foundation, Houston Bar Association, State Bar Texas.

Background

Sr., Michael H. Schneider, was born on January 6, 1943 in San Antonio, Texas, United States.

Education

Associate of Arts, Lon Morris College, 1963. Bachelor of Science, Stephen F. Austin State University, 1965. Juris Doctor, University Houston, 1970.

Master of Laws, University Virginia, 2001.

Career

Assistant district attorney Harris County, 1971—1975. Of counsel Parks & Moss, 1975—1976. Attorney Dresser Industries, 1976—1980.

Municipal judge City of West University Place, 1978—1990. Vice president, general counsel Bawden Drilling Inc., 1980—1986. General solicitor Union Pacific Railroad Company, 1986—1989.

Of counsel McFall & Sartwelle, 1989—1990. Presiding judge 157th Civil District Court Harris County, 1990—1996. Chief justice Texas 1st Court Appeals, Houston, 1996—2002.

Justice Texas Supreme Court, 2002—2004. Judge United States District Court (eastern district) Texas, since 2004. Teacher Ball High School, Galveston, Texas.

Religion

Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, God has broken the power of all that is evil, in the world and in us.

Views

The Bible can be puzzling but it is continually a source of inspiration and direction in lives of people.

Membership

Member of American Bar Association, Texas Bar Foundation, Houston Bar Foundation, Houston Bar Association, State Bar Texas.

Politics

God seeks to transform relationship with and between people. If politics is about how we choose to live together and to treat one another, there is surely a place for discerning the activity of God in politics.