(South Asian Bar Association of Houston) Shampa has practiced law in Houston for over a decade, representing individuals and businesses in a wide range of practice areas in civil law. Shampa received her law degree from University of Houston Law Center, and her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

Shampa’s parents immigrated to the United States from Kolkata, India in the late 1960s. Shampa’s father was an engineer who spent his career in the Oil and Gas industry and earned a Ph.D. in Philosophy after he retired. Her mother graduated from college and dedicated her time to raising their three children. As the daughter of South Asian immigrants, Shampa has a unique perspective to bring to the judiciary and the community. Shampa’s main focus is equal access to the courts for all.

Shampa Mukerji is running as a Democrat and is involved in a primary election with one other opponent. If elected in November, Shampa will be the first elected South Asian female judge in Harris County, Texas. Primary Election Day is Tuesday, March 6. The last day to register to vote for the March 2018 Primary is Monday, February 5. Early Voting will take place from Tuesday, February 20 – Friday, March 2.

SABA Houston encourages all its members and supporters to meet Shampa at one of our networking events, and to support her in the Harris County Democratic Primary Election.