Fort Bend County native Ron Reynolds has served as Texas House Representative of District 27 since January 10, 2011. He is the county’s the first African American State Representative in since Reconstruction. After earning his B.S. degree in Public Affairs, magna cum laude from Texas Southern University, Ron received a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Texas Tech University School of Law.
In addition to serving the great state of Texas, Ron is a partner with the law firm, Brown, Brown & Reynolds. He is also a former Associate Municipal Judge for The City of Houston and Adjunct Professor for the College of Public Affairs of TSU.
With a strong desire to keep his community in touch with issues that impact their lives, Ron has written numerous articles concerning Consumer Rights, Civil Rights, Civic Engagement, and Employment Law.
Throughout his career, Ron has set out to positively impact the business and economic base in Fort Bend County by investing in the community. In conjunction with the belief, to whom much is given, much is required; Ron has dedicated his life to serving the community. He maintains numerous civic and other affiliations including…
- Past President, NAACP Missouri City & Ft. Bend Vicinity Branch
- Past President, Houston Lawyer’s Association
- Brookhollow Baptist Church, Legal Ministry Chair
- Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce Leadership Class 2007
- 100 Black Men of America – Houston Chapter
- Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
- Board member, Houston Citizen’s Chamber of Commerce
- Board member, Tri-County Black Chamber of Commerce
- Board member, Jazz Education, Inc.
- Constable Ruben Davis Advisory Council
- Co-Chair Fort Bend International Festival and Mayor’s Jazz Brunch
- Fort Bend ISD Bond Advisory Committee
- Fort Bend County Democratic Party, sustaining member
- Houston Area Urban League
- Member of Fort Bend Democratic Club and Black Dems
- Legal Counsel for Houston Black Expo and a non-profit organization benefiting sickle-cell research
Ron has won and been recognized for numerous honors and awards:
- American Red Cross Humanitarian Award
- Named Houston’s Top Lawyer by H Texas Magazine
- Recipient of the Missouri City Juneteenth Community Service Award
- YMCA Minority Achievers Award
- MLK Drum Major For Justice Award
- NAACP ALEX Award for Legal Excellence
- 2 time HCCC Business Pinnacle Award winner
- Named Houston’s Top 40 Leaders Under 40
- EEOC Civil Rights All-Star Award
- Senator Rodney Ellis Texas Leader of the Future Award
- Who’s Who in Law and Who’s Who in Black Houston