Primarily a family man, Bret enjoys being actively involved with his children's pursuits . Bret is an avid hunter and enjoys fishing along the Gulf Coast.
Bret Griffin isn't your average judicial candidate. Unlike most candidates who are backed up by sponsors and corporations, Bret Griffin comes to the table completely free of any ties that could influence his decision making as a judge. This is somewhat unusual, as most judicial candidates have other financiers endorsing them and funding their election campaigns. However, Bret Griffin is just different than most, in a lot of ways.
Bret was born at UTMB where his father was a physician. His father continues to practice medicine to his day. Bret has been a Galveston County native his entire life. In 6th grade, Bret met his childhood sweetheart, Peree. Both graduated from Clear Lake High School. Attending both The University of St. Thomas and University of Tulsa School of Law, they married and have two children, Jordan and John Paul.
While Bret was practicing at Galveston County District Attorney's office, he was Chief Prosecutor of the Misdemeanor Division and later, Chief of the 56th District Court. After trying high profile murder and sexual assault cases, Bret now practices in his private firm, Bret Griffin, PC.