Judge Schneider starts county’s first juvenile drug court

Unique program aims to help offenders kick substance abuse HOUSTON – Judge Michael “Mike” Schneider, 315th Juvenile District Court, heard the first cases recently in Harris County’s first drug court for juveniles – an intense and innovative supervision program the judge created to help youthful offenders shake off substance abuse, get their education and start anew with a clean slate. Two cases referred to the new program, which is called S.O.A.R. (Sobriety Over Addiction and…

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Pasadena Bar Association endorses Judge Schneider

East Harris County bar group follows lead of legal community PASADENA – The Pasadena Bar Association announced Friday it has endorsed Judge Michael “Mike” Schneider, 315th Juvenile District Court, in his bid to win a second four-year term in the November General Election. “I’m proud to get the endorsement of this hardworking group of attorneys in east Harris County,” said Judge Schneider, an incumbent who is the Republican nominee for the 315th after being unopposed…

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Houston Style Magazine praises Judge Schneider

Leading African-American publication praises judge for energy, experience HOUSTON – Houston Style Magazine, one of the city’s most popular urban weekly publications, released a profile on Judge Mike Schneider and an analysis of his race today that praises the incumbent as someone who has the “energy” and experience to handle the complex cases that move through the juvenile justice system. “He is the type of judge who I think can discuss very complex legal issues…

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Judge Schneider leads way on reforming Juvenile Justice System

Programs implemented, praised by judge safeguard community and taxpayers HOUSTON – Changes in how juvenile offenders are handled in Harris County are saving taxpayers more than $700‚000 a month and leaders from all segments of the community are becoming more involved in intense supervision efforts aimed at rehabilitating troubled kids who could be headed for a life of crime and violence. That was the news Thursday announced by Judge Mike Schneider‚ 315th Juvenile District Court‚…

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Houston Chronicle endorses Judge Schneider

Newspaper gives judge high marks for career spent protecting children. The Houston Chronicle – the largest daily newspaper in Texas – endorsed 315th Juvenile District Judge Mike Schneider in a recent editorial that praised the Harris County jurist for his handling of high-profile cases and a career devoted to protecting children. “I’m proud to have this endorsement‚” said Judge Schneider‚ who is the Republican nominee on the November 7th General Election ballot. “Obviously‚ the newspaper’s…

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