Ravi K. Sandill is Judge of the 127th District Court in

Harris County. Elected in 2008, Judge Sandill is the first

ever District Court Judge in Texas of South Asian

descent, and the only South Asian elected county-wide

in Harris County.

As Judge of the 127th, which handles civil cases, Judge

Sandill has tried over 200 cases and has disposed of

over 12,000 matters. For two years, Judge Sandill also

had sole responsibility over Harris County’s seizure and

forfeiture docket, which handles property confiscated from criminal activity. Judge Sandill runs the 127th Court in an efficient manner, with an eye towards saving the litigants as much time and money as possible. To that end, Judge Sandill diligently prepares for his dockets and trials.

Judge Sandill is aware of the privilege and honor of serving the public in a judicial position, and works to give back both to the legal community and to the people of Harris County in every way possible. He is a frequent speaker on legal topics at conferences throughout Texas, nationwide and in international settings. Currently, Judge Sandill serves on the advisory board of iSTEM an educational program that reinforces the need to better prepare the next generation in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and math.  Judge Sandill is an active participant in the Youth Leadership Program and places two high school students every year into an internship program with his Court. For over 5 years, Judge Sandill has also been active in the Minority Opportunities in the Legal Profession Committee and takes interns from that program. 

About Judge R.K. Sandill


Harris County’s citizens, top lawyers, and elected officials all agree: Judge R.K. Sandill is Harris County’s best choice for the 127th Civil District Court.

Judge Ravi K. Sandill Inspires Youth

​HOUSTON: The Government/Politics session of YLDP at the Harris County Civil Courthouse last Saturday was very inspiring and was full of takeaways for young people.  Judge Ravi K Sandill, 

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