STACEY BOND IS running for judge

In 2012 Stacey Bond was elected as a District Court Judge in the 176th Criminal District Court. As a judge, Stacey Bond presided over thousands of criminal cases. She has a reputation as a tough but fair trial judge. She was consistently one of the most active “trial courts” trying cases in Harris County. In 2016 she, along with every elected Republican official, was swept out of office by a wave of anti-Trump straight ticket voters. 

Stacey Bond is Board Certified in Criminal Law. She is a member of the College of the State Bar. She has exclusively practiced criminal law during her 24-year legal career. She has tried more than 100 jury trials to verdict as lead counsel.

Stacey Bond began her legal career serving as an Assistant District Attorney in Harris County under Johnny B. Holmes, Jr. She worked as a prosecutor in the Trial Bureau for almost seven years, trying serious felony cases including capital murders, murders, aggravated robberies, high level drug cases and aggravated sexual offenses. She was subsequently recruited to join Hinton, Sussman, Bailey & Davidson, L.L.P., a white collar boutique firm. While there, she handled both federal and state white collar criminal investigations and offenses involving environmental, financial and corporate matters. In 2007, she was named a partner in the firm Hinton Bailey Bond, L.L.P.

Stacey Bond grew up in Houston and attended Klein Schools. She received her undergraduate degree from Texas A&M and her law degree from the University of Houston. She is married to Benton Bond and they have two children: a son, Braxton (14), and a daughter, Brynn (12). The Bond family worships at Chapelwood United Methodist Church. 

While serving as Judge of the 176th District Court, Stacey Bond was annually recognized in the Houston Bar Association Judicial Preference Poll as one of the highest rated criminal judges in Harris County.


S.T.A.R. Court

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In addition to her regular duties as a district court judge, Judge Bond volunteered each week for more than three years presiding over one of Harris County’s Drug Courts. Success Through Addiction Recovery (S.T.A.R.) Court is a unique and innovative approach to addressing those defendants who have long standing addiction and substance abuse issues. It is a court where there is collaboration involving criminal justice stakeholders and a focus on healing and helping those defendants who are serious about breaking the cycle of addiction. Each week, defendants / clients who have been placed on probation check in with the STAR court docket. There is rigorous drug treatment and counseling along with wrap around services which include education, job training and job search assistance, psychiatric and medical treatment, housing assistance and the typical probation requirements of community service, appointments with probation officers and vigilant sobriety monitoring. At the completion of this intense program, clients graduate from the program and go on to lead productive, sober and improved lives.