401st District Court, Collin County, General Jurisdiction

Republican Primary Race in March, with possible runoff, and the final winner will take the seat in January
No General Election Race in November

Court & PlaceRepublicanRepublicanNotes/Other

Joel Petrazio

Kim Laseter

Candidate (L)
Candidate (G)
Candidate (I)

Bar Card Number0079444724060135
Campaign Mailing Address
Campaign Contact(972) 965-1016
Campaign Websitejoelpetrazio.comlaseterforjudge.com
Social Media Linkstwitter
Current OccupationOwner
Joel Petrazio Firm
Laseter Law Firm, PLLC
Years of Texas Residency
JD School & YearOklahoma City University
Texas Tech University
Other EducationTexas A&M, Political Science
Baylor University
Year of State Bar Licensure
Legal Experience - NonjudicialPetrazio Law Firm
since 1995
Collin County District Attorney's Office
Chief Felony Prosecutor (later chief of Domestic Violence, Mental Health, Misdemeanor Trial)
since 2016

Denton County District Attorney's Office
Child Abuse Prosecution Unit
Jury Trial Experience
Appellate Judicial Experience
Other Judicial Experience
Board Certifications
Courts AdmittedTexas Eastern District Court
Texas Northern District Court
Honors and Awards
Prior Elections2024 Primary - 41.19 v 2 opponents2024 Primary - 46.38 v 2 opponents
Most Recent Bar Polls
Key Endorsements (Max 5)

•Commissioner Rob Kyker, Texas Commission on Law Enforcement
•True Texas Project
•Collin County Conservative Republicans
•Red Wave Texas
•HAS Hispanics Against Socialism

•Greg Willis, Collin County District Attorney

•Toby Shook, Former Chief of Felony Trial Division, Dallas County District Attorney’s Office

Judicial Philosophy (Max 250 words)
MiscBoard member of Celina Education Foundation
Special Commissioner for Collin County Condemnation Hearings
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