I am Candance White, Candidate for Judge for the 339th Criminal District Court of Harris County.  My driving factor in deciding to run for this seat is that I am a servant leader who cares about people and the outcomes they face in life. I see a need in our criminal justice system for highly qualified, hardworking, honest, respectful servant leaders who have different global life experiences in order to ensure overall system change. I care about people, justice, integrity, equality and believe every person has a right to not just legal representation, but qualified legal representation. I am a strong decision maker, accustomed to conflict and complex decisions and issues. I will work from a lens that will ensure equitable treatment, fair representation and respect for all people. I am the most qualified candidate for the position. When elected I will serve the community with dignity, respect, integrity and fairness. I want you to know that everyone that stands before me will be treated fairly and the law will be upheld. I guarantee you that I will be the Judge you can depend on.

As you know, voting is one of the most important responsibilities we have as a U.S. citizen and a resident of Harris county. I am asking for your vote in the March 3rd Primary election.  I cannot do this without you. I promise to represent you well in the courtroom. Finally, along with asking for your vote I am also asking that you hold me accountable as your elected official. Remember, Vote Candance White for Judge 339th Criminal District Court.

Candance is committed to children and families and is a public servant who is dedicated to making a stronger more diverse community and a better future for all.

Candance currently serves as the Child Welfare Director for Protective Services for Harris County, Texas and is a licensed practicing Attorney.

Candance owned her own law firm with a diversified practice in civil litigation, criminal law, family law, environmental, juvenile, mediation, and transactional law. While having her law practice, Candance also began work for the State of Texas as a guardianship case manager. Candance became the Adult Protective Services (APS) attorney and then went on to be the Inter Regional Managing Attorney for both Adult Protective Services (APS) and Child Protective Services(CPS) for Regions 4,5,6 which covered 13 counties in the Houston area and several other counties spanning from Galveston to Longview, Texas.
Candance has worked as an adjunct professor teaching business and property law. Candance served as a judge for the City of Houston Municipal Courts where she handled large volume of criminal misdemeanor dockets serving the citizens of Houston.

Education

  • . The University of Houston School of Law

Masters of Law, LLM -August 2001

  Thesis:  The Clean Air Act and Environmental Justice

  • The University of Texas School of Law

Doctor of Jurisprudence – May 1993

  • Texas A&M University

Bachelor of Science, Sociology – May 1988

 Experience

  • Marathon Oil Company

Attorney- Environmental, Safety& Health and Litigation

  • Wharton County Junior College

Adjunct Professor

  • City of Houston Municipal Court Judge

{Misdemeanor Criminal Docket}

  • Texas Department of Family and Protective Services

Child Welfare  Director, Harris County

Inter Regional Managing Attorney Regions 4,5,6

Regional Attorney Adult Protective Services

  • Law Office C. J. Broussard

          Attorney/Owner {Criminal, Civil, Family}