Due to inclement weather, Dallas County offices (all non-essential employees), the Courts, and Jury Services will be CLOSED on February 1.

Justice of the Peace 2-2

Mesquite Office - 823 N. Galloway, Suite #101A, Mesquite, TX 75149
(972) 285-5429 Main  •  (972) 288-2461 Fax
Hours of Operation:  8:00am - 4:00pm, Monday - Friday
Se Habla Español

Chief Clerk - Sandra Lyons

Short (Abstract) Form Birth Certificates are issued Monday through Friday from 8A.M. to 11A.M. and 1P.M. to 3P.M., no appointment is necessary.

  • Cost per copy is $23.03 CASH ONLY.

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 in 2018. Bringing 20 years of legal experience, a Dallas native, a Mesquite resident and the PROUD mother of Joseph and Jonathon, KaTina is fully vested in our county with a passion for service to all citizens and our families.

KaTina formerly served as NFPA's Ethics as Professional Responsibilities Coordinator, as well as a committee member of the ethics committee. Katina also served as the Chairwoman for Dallas Area Paralegal Association Pro-Bono/Community Service Committee in 2018.

KaTina earned her 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 Past President of the J. L. Turner Legal Association – Paralegal Section, former member of NFPA, the Dallas Area Paralegal Association, 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 among the first paralegals from Dallas County 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.”