The Honorable Oswald James Scott, Jr.

Administrative Law Judge, City of Houston Municipal Courts Department, Houston, Texas

Judge Oswald James Scott, Jr. began his legal career as a solo practitioner practicing civil, criminal and probate law in state and federal courts. Judge Scott was appointed as Associate Municipal Court Judge for the City of Houston by Mayor Lee P. Brown in 1999. He worked over fifteen years as an Associate Judge handling various court dockets presiding over cases involving traffic, criminal offenses and city ordinance violations. Judge Scott was appointed to preside in Municipal Court No. 10 in 2014 by Mayor Annise Parker. Judge Scott earned his Bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 1979 and achieved his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Southern University Law Center of Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 1984. He has been admitted to the Texas and Louisiana State Bars.