Tricia Krenek is excited to promote her candidacy for Judge of County Court at Law No. 3. As an attorney, certified mediator, local volunteer, and public servant, Tricia Krenek has a track record of advocating for others and achieving positive impactful results, all of which will serve the citizens of Fort Bend County well. She desires to bring her legal skills and keen business acumen to Fort Bend County judiciary.
As the managing partner of a small litigation boutique firm in Katy with her husband, Ed Krenek, Tricia has a first-hand understanding and respect for the rule of law and experience that makes her the right choice for the County Court of Law bench. As part of her legal practice, Tricia has handled hundreds of cases to conclusion through trial, mediation, and settlement. Her experience includes a wide variety of business and commercial litigation, civil rights cases, consumer matters, products liability, shareholder and business organization cases, personal injury, mass plaintiff matters, property tax litigation, wills and probate, trust and estate planning, oil and gas matters, landlord-tenant issues, and a host of other civil cases. Tricia’s successes in the courtroom are the result of her dedication to clients and the law as well as her zeal towards finding a resolution that promotes the interests of the parties involved while remaining committed to upholding the highest standards of the law. Tricia’s business successes, both in and out of the courtroom, have been important in shaping her leadership style as a competent and efficient consensus builder and problem solver.
Coupled with her legal experience, Tricia’s educational background makes her a smart choice for Fort Bend County. Tricia graduated from the University of St. Thomas earning both a BBA and MBA in accounting prior to obtaining her law degree from the University of Houston Law Center. She has studied abroad as an undergraduate at the University of Reading in England and then as a law student at the University of Innsbruck in Austria under the late United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Prior to entering private practice, Tricia served as a judicial law clerk to then state district judge and now Texas Supreme Court Justice Jeff Brown. Additionally, Tricia has worked towards improving educational outreach and lobbying efforts at the local, state and national arenas for Texas Right to Life.
In addition to her legal and business experience, Tricia has a proven track history of working with people at the local, state and federal levels to provide services to the people of Fort Bend County. Motivated by her desire to serve her community, Tricia was elected to Fulshear City Council in May of 2014, and is currently the Mayor Pro Tem. Tricia passionately supports local organizations including the Fort Bend County Republican Party as precinct chair, Fort Bend Rancher’s Ball, Texana Steering Committee, Family Hope, Fulshear Police Foundation, Arts Fulshear, Second Mile, American Red Cross, Fort Bend Recovers, Bike for Mike, Keep Fulshear Beautiful and Texas Right to Life, and has chaired fundraisers for several of these organizations. She is a member of the State Bar of Texas, College of the State Bar (an honorary society of lawyers who are among the best trained attorneys in Texas), Fort Bend County Bar Association, Brazos River Rotary Club, Fulshear Area Chamber of Commerce, Katy Lady Lawyer Society and the Republican Women’s Club of Katy. Tricia is eager to share her uniquely qualified experience and talents as a small business owner, attorney and public servant with the residents of Fort Bend County as she continues to follow the path of public service with focused leadership.
Tricia is married to Ed Krenek—a 4th generation Fort Bend County resident. They have a beautiful blended family of eight including her four wonderful stepchildren, Keith, Kelli, Andrea, Carol and her husband, Dallas, granddaughter, Mary Elizabeth and the family dog, Bella. The Kreneks are members of St. Faustina Catholic Church, lifelong Texas residents and proud to call Fort Bend County home.