Judge Louie Ditta

Judge Louie Ditta has served as the Presiding Judge of the Harris County Justice Court Precinct 8, Place 2 since 1997. He has since been re-elected to seven consecutive four-year terms. Judge Ditta served as the Presiding Administrative Judge for the 16 Harris County Justice Courts from 2002 through 2004 as well as the Presiding Municipal Court Judge for the City of LaPorte. Throughout his years of public service, Judge Ditta has served as a frequent speaker before numerous civic, professional and educational organizations as well as an instructor for Justices throughout the State of Texas. He has also volunteered his time as a professional auctioneer since 1992 helping numerous non-profit organizations raise funds for worthy causes throughout Harris and Galveston County.


BA in Economics - University of Texas at Austin
Doctor of Jurisprudence - South Texas College of Law
Licensed to Practice Law by the Supreme Court of Texas 1993

Professional Memberships

(Past and Present): State Bar of Texas
Houston Bar Association
Clear Creek Education Foundation - Board Member
University of Houston Clear Lake D & A Council - Board Member
Lunar Rendezvous Fondation - Board Member
Communities In Schools, Senior Advisory Board Member
Deer Park Chamber of Commerce - Board Member
Pasadena Chamber of Commerce - Board Member
Clear Lake Chamber of Commerce
Special Spaces, Advisory Board Member
Pasadena Rotary Club - Board Member
E.A. Smith YMCA - Board Member
Texas Chiropractic College - Board of Regents
Texas Justice Court Judges Association
American Red Cross - Board Member
East Harris County Senior Citizens - Board Member
Bay Area Alliance for Youth and Families - Board Member


"Paul Harris Fellow" - Rotary Foundation of Rotary International
"Man of Heart" - Bay Area Turning Point
"Legacy of Leadership" Award, Innovative Alternatives
"Lunar Rendezvous King," - Lunar Rendezvous Foundation
"Renaissance Man" - The Arts Alliance