District Court Judge Peter Sakai to step down from bench in October

After nearly 16 years on the bench of the 225th District Court, Judge Peter Sakai plans to step down, effective Oct. 31. Sakai submitted his resignation Tuesday in a letter to Gov. Greg Abbott. The jurist said that he is ready for a new chapter in his life. “When I first ran, I promised to protect children, empower families and […]Read More District Court Judge Peter Sakai to step down from bench in October

Judge Sakai receives the Judge John C. Creuzot Award for Judicial Vision and Leadership.

The Texas Association of Specialty Court Courts (TASC) builds and strengthens Texas specialty courts through collaboration, advocacy, and education. Judge John C. Creuzot Award for Judicial Vision and Leadership Judge John C. Creuzot Award, he was a pioneer of the drug courts in Texas playing a significant role in changing the courts of criminal justice in Texas. Judge Creuzot recognized […]Read More Judge Sakai receives the Judge John C. Creuzot Award for Judicial Vision and Leadership.