Manpreet Monica Singh: First Female Sikh Judge of US

Manpreet Monica Singh was born and bought up in Houston

The early years

Manpreet’s father immigrated to US in the early 1970’s

She lives with her husband and two children in Bellaire

Monica has been a lawyer for over 20 years

She has been active in several civil rights groups at the local, state, and national level

In 2010, she was named as the Houston Young Lawyers Association’s Most Outstanding Attorney

In 2017, She has also won the Distinguished Member Award from South Asian Bar Association

At her oath taking ceremony she said “it means a lot to me because I represent H-Town (a nickname of Houston) the most, so for it to be us. I’m happy for it.”

She also served on the board of directors of the American civil liberties union of Texas Lyceum, and the Sikh Coalition

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By:  Jappreet Kaur