|Full Name||Mike Schofield|
|Education||B.S., Rutgers University; J.D., Louisiana State University|
|Church||St. John Vianney Catholic Church|
Mike Schofield is the representative of Texas’ House District 132.
He serves on the Juvenile Justice & Family Issues and the Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence committees.
Schofield worked as a policy advisor to former Gov. Perry since 2003. He was the governor’s point man on the Voter ID bill, as well as the “loser pays” tort reform. He worked to limit government’s power to take your property by eminent domain. Schofield also advised Perry on Tenth Amendment issues, election law, the Texas judicial system, and appraisal cap reduction.
Before joining Perry’s office, Schofield practiced law at the law firms of Baker Botts LLP and Howrey & Simon, and with the legal department of Equiva Services LLC in Houston. His legal practice concentrated on defending Texas businesses from commercial and tort lawsuits.
Schofield earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Rutgers University and received his law degree from Louisiana State University, where he finished in the top five percent of his class, served on the law review, and was elected president of the student body.
In Harris County, Republican politics for almost two decades, Schofield served as vice chairman of the Harris County Party Republican Party Finance Committee, founded the Harris County Republican Party’s “November Team” organization of party’s donors and volunteers, and was the chair of the Candidate Committee for the R Club. He has been elected as a delegate to every GOP State Convention since 1998.
Schofield is a life member of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, where he served on the Speaker’s Committee for 10 years. Schofield also served on the speaker’s bureau of Texans for Lawsuit Reform. He frequently addresses local organizations like the King Street Patriots and Pachyderm clubs on legislative matters.
Schofield is an active parishioner at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, where he serves as an usher.
Information in this bio was provided by Schofield's office.
Last updated: July 31, 2017