County Court at Law 1
Dennis Watson has been the Presiding Judge for County Court at Law No. 1 since January 1, 1999, and is currently in his sixth term of office. Prior to taking the bench, he was a law partner with the Law Firm of Darden, Fowler & Creighton, L.L.P. for 25 years, specializing in family law.
Judge Watson is a graduate of Marshall High School in Marshall, Texas. He did his undergraduate studies at Baylor University and received his law degree from Baylor Law School in 1973. He is currently a member of the Montgomery County Bar Association, Texas Bar Association, Texas Bar Foundation, State Bar of Texas, Judicial Section and the College of the State Bar of Texas.
Judge Watson is a former prosecutor for the Conroe Municipal Court, past director for the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce, American Cancer Society and Doctor's Hospital. He is past president of the Conroe Noon Lions Club, has served on the Conroe Parks Board and coached little league baseball, soccer and football.