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Judge J. Kent Adams

Judge Adams was appointed by Harris County Commissioners Court on March 1, 2001 as the presiding judge of Harris County Justice of the Peace Court, Precinct Four, Position One. Elected to the Justice of the Peace Court, Precinct Four, Position One to complete an un-expired term ending December 31, 2004. He was re-elected for a four-year term in March 2004, and Judge Adams was re-elected without opposition in 2008 and re-elected in 2012 for a four-year term.

Judge Adams is married to Pauline D. Adams and has four adult children and twelve grandchildren.

Houston, Texas
Life Time Resident

The Kinkaid School, 1957
University of Houston, BBA, 1963
South Texas College of Law, JD 1972
Licensed to practice law by the
Supreme Court of the State of Texas, 1972

Military Service:
United States Army

Professional Memberships:
State Bar of Texas
Houston Bar Association
Houston Northwest Bar Association –
Founding Co-Director
Texas Business Law Association
Business and Real Estate Sections of Texas State Bar
Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce, Inc. – Chairman Emeritus and Board Member
The College of the State Bar of Texas since 2005

Awards Received:
Exchange Club of 1960 North-Houston "
Book of Golden Deeds"

Citizen of the Year
Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce

"Best of the Northwest"
Centrum Arts League 2001-2002

"Service to Mankind Award"
Northwest Sertoma Club, March 21, 2002

"Community Leader of the Year"
Presented by Harris County Commissioner Jerry Eversole on
Behalf of the North Harris County Economic Symposium
February 25, 2004

2004 District Award of Merit, Boy Scouts of America

2005 District Chairman of the Boy Scouts of America -- Polaris Division

2007 Polaris District Boy Scouts of America -- The Don R. Collins Community Leadership Award

2012 Ron Hickman Scouting Ideals in Action Award