• Judge Stephanie Silvas

    Judge Stephanie Silvas


    Stephanie Silvas is a 2001 graduate of A.C. Jones High School in Beeville, Texas. She attended Coastal Bend College and received a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication from Texas State University. Judge Silvas completed her doctorate of Juris Prudence in 2011 at Western New England University School of Law in Springfield, Massachusetts.

    Judge Silvas was licensed by the State Bar of Texas in November 2011 and began her legal career as a solo practitioner focusing on criminal and family law. In April 2013, she began working as an Assistant Attorney General for the Child Support Division in the Corpus Christi, Texas field office. She was quickly promoted and began working for the Office of General Counsel to the Child Support Division in December 2014.

    Judge Silvas has routinely been involved in the Bee County community. As the captain of the A.C. Jones high school volleyball and basketball teams, she led the Lady Trojans to playoffs. She also co-chaired an anti-bullying campaign in Beeville to raise awareness on the issues of bullying in the community. Most recently, Judge Silvas organized Muscle-Up for Matthew, a 5k and half-marathon run, to raise funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association in honor of her nephew who is currently battling the disease.

    Judge Silvas was appointed Bee County Judge on May 11, 2015 during the Bee County Commissioners’ Court Regular Term Meeting by a unanimous vote. She is the first female judge in Bee County and one of the youngest judges’ in the State of Texas.