The Honorable Frank Rynd
Judge (ret.), General Counsel Archdiocese of Galveston/Houston

The Honorable Frank Rynd is the general counsel for the Archdiocese of Galveston/Houston. Admitted to the Texas Bar in 1979, Judge Rynd is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, and University of Texas School of Law.

Previously, Judge Rynd served as the Administrative Judge of the 309th Family District Court in Harris County (2008-2010), Associate Judge from 2001-2010, and of the 257th Family District Court from 1998-2001. 

Judge Rynd is a member of the Houston Bar Association, where he served as director of the Corporate Counsel Section from 1989-1996. He has served on a number of community organizations including Big Brothers Big Sisters of Houston as director from 1986-1990; he currently serves on the following boards: Casa de Esperanza Foundation, Santa Maria Hostel, Houston Volunteer Lawyers, Harris County Drug Court Foundation, and Magnificat House Board of Directors.