Judge William “Bill” Brandt – Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3
Judge Bill Brandt grew up in Grapevine, graduated from Grapevine High School, attended the United States Air Force Academy and Texas A&M School of Law. He lives in Southlake, where he and his wife Susan raised their three children. They have eleven grandchildren who live in Hurst and Bedford. Judge Brandt is the Justice of the Peace in Tarrant County Precinct 3, which encompasses all of Grapevine, Colleyville, Euless, Bedford, Southlake, Keller, Westlake, and parts of Haslet, Roanoke, Trophy Club, Hurst, North Richland Hills, and north Fort Worth. Last year, Tarrant County Justice Court Precinct 3 disposed of over 7,000 civil cases, a record for that court. Judge Brandt and his team of clerks work continuously to improve court processes to better serve litigants in northeast Tarrant County. Some of the improvements to date have been the implementation of a mediation program, electronic case filing and payment of fees, and closing the court’s business checking account to take advantage of the Tarrant County Consolidated Cash Account. Bill and Susan are very active at Messiah Lutheran Church in Keller where they have been members for over twenty-five years. He is the Church Council Secretary and serves on the governing board of Messiah Lutheran Classical Academy. Susan serves on the Altar Guild. Bill enjoys participating in Grapevine Rotary, where he supports 6Stones and other service projects. He is a member of the Order of Dadaelians, the Air Force Association, the Heritage Foundation, and the Colleyville Lions Club. As a retired Air Force Colonel, Bill enjoys staying up-to-date on national security strategy and foreign policy. Drawing on his experience as a combat veteran in Iraq, he enjoys speaking on leadership, character development, and service.