Fred Shuchart, candidate for Judge of the 215th Civil District Court, believes Harris County needs more judges who will follow the law, act with integrity, are prepared, understand and properly implement the law, treat all participants equally and serve the community with respect for people and the law.

Born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1960, Fred obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1982 from Duke University in Economics and German, graduating Magna Cum Laude. He obtained his Juris Doctorate in 1985 from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, graduating “Order of the Coif” and “Order of the Barristers.”

Fred started his career in Texas with Southwestern Bell later moving into private practice. He has been named “Super Lawyer in insurance Coverage” from 2007 to 2016 and named as a top lawyer in insurance Law by American Lawyer Media and Martindale Hubbell in 2013 and 2014.

Fred is involved in the community and has served as president of his homeowner’s association and on the board of directors for Dad’s Club Swim Team, Inc. and Dad’s Club Aquatics and Fitness Center. He is the past Director of Education for the Houston Chapter of the Claims and Litigation Management Association and a current adjunct professor at Houston College of Law.

Fred is married to Lee, an Executive Vice President with Western Litigation. Their daughter, Emily, is a 2015 graduate from Texas A&M University and son, Stephen, is a junior at Texas A&M University.