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About Judge Katina Whitfield

Justice of the Peace 2-2

Mesquite Office - 823 N. Galloway, Suite #101A, Mesquite, TX 75149
(972) 285-5429 Main  •  (972) 288-2461 Fax
TEMPORARY HOURS OF OPERATION BY APPOINTMENT ONLY: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM / HORAS TEMPORALES DE OPERACIÓN SOLO POR CITA: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Se Habla Español

Chief Clerk - Sandra Lyons

Texas Rules of Civil Procedure, Part V Rules of Practice in Justice Court
Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code, Chapter 15
Texas Rules of Evidence


Judge Katina WhitfieldJudge Whitfield was elected to serve as Dallas County Justice of the Peace 2-2 in 2018.  

Judge Whitfield brings 20 years of legal experience, she is a Dallas native, a Mesquite resident and the PROUD mother of Joseph and Jonathon.  Judge Whitfield is fully vested in our county with a passion for service to all citizens and their families.

Judge Whitfield currently serves as NFPA's Ethics as Professional Responsibilities Coordinator and is the Chairwoman for Dallas Area Paralegal Association Pro-Bono/Community Service Committee as well as a board member of the ethics committee.

Judge Whitfield earned the CRP from the National Federation of Paralegals Association, (NFPA). That same year she took the certification exam administered by The National Association for Legal Professionals, (NALS) and earned the designation of Accredited Legal Professional (ALP Certification). As a member of NFPA, the Dallas Area Paralegal Association, J. L. Turner Legal Association – Paralegal Section, NALS, the State Bar of Texas – Paralegal Division and the National Association of Bond Lawyers – Paralegal Division, she has earned the respect and trust of not only the global legal community, but also the citizens she serves. In addition to staying in compliance with Continuing Legal Education requirements, studying various aspects of law, working with attorneys and mentoring new paralegals and law students, respectively, she earned the distinguished honor of NFPA 2017 Paralegal of the Year. She was the first paralegal from Dallas County to be named National Paralegal of the Year.

“Committed to the community and dedicated to progress are more than just words to me. It is my promise to work with you to build a better, safer and more equitable community.”