Troy Rockrise is a relentless advocate for his clients and has honed his litigation skills in a diverse array of matters in which he has represented his clients fearlessly in the courtroom. As a lawyer, he has successfully defended individuals in challenging criminal matters, as well as serving as a hard-charging Assistant District Attorney with the Harris County District Attorney’s Office on the prosecution side. His experience in working both sides of the docket has provided him with a unique perspective and ability to think outside the box, to solve problems, and help clients achieve their goals.
Troy has always been passionate about the judicial system, obtaining coveted internships during law school with the United States Attorney’s Office and the Office of the Attorney General of Texas, as well as internships with the Fourteenth Court of Appeals, Harris County Criminal Court No. 8 and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Troy’s legal skills and zealous work ethic were recognized by Harris County leadership when he was chosen to be a member of the local government’s Election Task Force during the 2020 election to support the rights of Harris County citizens by defending them against alleged voter fraud and intimidation tactics.
A graduate of the South Texas College of Law, Troy was a member of The South Texas Law Review where he served as the Note & Comment Editor. He was the recipient of several scholarships and awards, including the J. Anderson Scholarship, the CT Bauer Foundation Scholarship, S&R Anderson Scholarship, the V&E Public Interest Award, and was voted in as President of the Criminal Law Society. Troy obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in Political Science with a minor in economics. After college, he was hired to apply his skills in a key political campaign and his success in campaign strategy led to offers from candidates to join their political campaign teams in other parts of the country. Troy has demonstrated that hard work pays off and he works hard to achieve justice for his clients.
South Texas College of Law Houston
Juris Doctor – 2019
Honors: J. Anderson Scholarship, the CT Bauer Foundation Scholarship, S&R Anderson Scholarship, and the V&E Public Interest Award
Journal Experience: Note and Comment Editor of South Texas Law Review
University of Colorado at Boulder
Major: B.A. in Political Science
State Bar of Texas- 2019